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The Flame Bearer

One of Britain’s most cherished authors of historical fiction, Bernard Cornwell is back in good form with The Flame Bearer, the latest addition to the celebrated The Last Kingdom series. Starting back in 2004, the popular series follows the perils of Uhtred, rightful heir to his father’s castle of Bebbanburg on the Saxon shores of […]

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Brothers In Blood

Well, here it is! Brothers In Blood, the newest adventure in the series of Macro and Cato by none other than Simon Scarrow. And what a read it is! When you think you’ve read all of this before in another novel – or think you are reading a similar story […]

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The Wolf and the Raven

March 16th 1322. Rebellion is rife, and an uneven battle between the Earl of Lancaster’s army and the forces of King Edward II, led by Sir Andrew Harclay, is taking place. Who should be caught between a rock and a hard place, why none other than Robin Hood and his fellow […]

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The Oracles of Troy

The heroes of the Greek and Trojan armies, regarded by both sides as the Pillars of each, but also as the ones who had to be defeated for either side to triumph, are now shades of the underworld. The armour of one of them is now in Odysseus’ hands, whilst […]

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The Eagle’s Vengeance

The Eagle’s Vengeance is the sixth book in the Empire series of Anthony Riches, following the steps to revenge for Marcus Valerius Aquila, whose entire family was branded as treacherous, and murdered during the rise of Emperor Commodus by the ‘Emperor’s Knives’. Now, after their successful yet costly completion of […]

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The Blood Crows

Just when you think the best book in the series following Macro and Cato has been written in the form of Praetorian, an even better one is produced. The Blood Crows sees Macro and Cato returning to the farthest reach of the Roman Empire, but not the Eastern edge. Oh […]

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Sword and Scimitar

The Mediterranean island of Malta was for many years a strategic point on the map during times of conflict: in 1565 the civilisation of Malta faced the prospect of complete annihilation by the armies of the Ottoman Empire. Simon Scarrow’s latest book Sword & Scimitar gives an excellent fictional account […]

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The Armour of Achilles

The Armour of Achilles is the third book in Glyn Iliffe’s Odysseus series, after King of Ithaca and The Gates of Troy. 10 years have passed since Odysseus’ parting with his wife Penelope from the small Island of Ithaca, 10 years since the beginning of the Trojan War and the Greek army is no […]

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Praetorian

Another successful edition to the Roman series following on from The Legion has arrived in the form of Praetorian. After travelling all across the furthest fringes of the Roman Empire in the East, subduing the threat posed by the Nubians to Egypt, Macro and Cato are on their way back […]

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The Legion

Simon Scarrow, writer of the bestselling military Eagle series has produced another successful follow-up with The Legion. If you are a fan of historical fiction you won’t be disappointed with Scarrow’s latest addition. It is the 10th novel of the Eagle series and Scarrow has managed to avoid writing to […]