6th Century

The Last Roman: Triumph

By Jack Ludlow - Published 2015

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AdventureMilitary

Flavius Belisarius is the most brilliant general of his time. He is wily in war, honourable in his dealings with allies and enemies, ...Read Review

Immortal Africanus: Belisarius and the Roman Empire’s Return to Rome

By Matthew Jordan Storm - Published 2015

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Military

Immortal Africanus, the third volume in Matthew Jordan Storm’s “Africanus” trilogy, continues the story of the 6th-century Byzantine Emperor Justinian’s efforts ...Read Review

The Buried Giant

By Kazuo Ishiguro - Published 2015

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FantasyLiterary

In considering the synopsis of his seventh novel, The Buried Giant, long-time fans of Kazuo Ishiguro’s restrained and always-compelling prose may find ...Read Review

Radiant Brow: The Epic of Taliesin

By H. Catherine Watling - Published 2014

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Epic

‘Radiant Brow is a novel rooted in Celtic myth and the turbulent history of Dark Age Britain – the story of a man who ...Read Review

The Last Roman: Honour

By Jack Ludlow - Published 2015

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Thriller

The second in the series, this is part of the fictionalised biography of Flavius Belisarius, hero of the Byzantine Empire under the rule ...Read Review

The Last Roman: Vengeance

By Jack Ludlow - Published 2014

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AdventureThriller

This is the first novel in a projected trilogy, and it starts with a bang. Flavius Belisarius is in the schoolroom having a ...Read Review

The Silk Tree

By Julian Stockwin - Published 2014

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There came certain monks who promised Emperor Justinian Augustus that they would provide the means for making silk from Sinae where they had ...Read Review

The Rood and the Torc: The Song of Kristinge, Son of Finn

By Matthew Dickerson - Published 2014

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656 AD, Europe. An eighteen-year-old novice at the monastery of Luxeuil learns unexpectedly of his true parentage. Kristinge is not the son of Willimond, ...Read Review

Time of the Beast

By Geoff Smith - Published 2014

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In 666 A.D., Athwold, a young monk who has found himself at personal and doctrinal loggerheads with his abbot, leaves his monastery to ...Read Review

Saint Brigid’s Bones: A Celtic Adventure

By Philip Freeman - Published 2014

Genres:

Adventure

In this swiftly told tale set in 6th-century Ireland, Sister Deirdre is tasked with the most important job of the monastery at Kildare: ...Read Review