Epic

The King Must Die

By Mary Renault - Published 2016

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Epic

‘I cannot keep from putting my hand to what I find about me,’ declares Mary Renault’s hero, Theseus. He is the grandson ...Read Review

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

By Carol Wallace - Published 2016

Genres:

EpicInspirational

As a Roman procurator rides through Jerusalem, a loose tile falls from a rooftop and hits him. This accident leads to the Jewish ...Read Review

The Varangian: Book Three of Odd Tangle-Hair’s Saga

By Bruce Macbain - Published 2016

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EpicSaga

Odd comes to Miklagard – the Norse name for Constantinople – with the sole purpose of seeking out Harald, a former friend turned nemesis, and ...Read Review

The Course of Fortune, Volumes 1, 2, and 3

By Tony Rothman - Published 2016

Genres:

AdventureEpic

Francisco de Barai, young and full of vigor, must flee his native Seville under false charges. What follows is a 15-year adventure across ...Read Review

The Dragon’s Hoard

By Cate James (illus.) - By Lari Don - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultEpicSaga

I really enjoyed these eleven stories from the Viking sagas, obviously carefully chosen for their variety. Most involve fighting but sometimes, as in ...Read Review

Memory of Light

By Mollie Cox Bryan - Published 2016

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Epic

The Battle of Gettysburg was the major turning point in the American Civil War. This vibrant novel uses the lives of two historical ...Read Review

By Helen’s Hand

By Amalia Carosella - Published 2016

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Epic

Greece, the Bronze Age: Helen, daughter of the god Zeus and the most beautiful woman in the world, has for years been haunted ...Read Review

Ithaca

By Patrick Dillon - Published 2016

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Epic

Updating the second oldest extant work of Western literature, Homer’s Odyssey, seems a daunting task, but the author entertainingly succeeds. The novel ...Read Review

Tristan & Isolde: Book One Love Is Stone

By R. R. Gordon - Published 2016

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Epic

As a stranger to the author’s writing, I was a little surprised, not to say disappointed, to reach the end of the ...Read Review

The Voyage of Odysseus

By Glen Iliffe - Published 2016

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Epic

Mr Iliffe has written a series of books featuring the Greek hero Odysseus, and in this, the fifth instalment, Troy has finally fallen ...Read Review