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By Daniel Colter -
What price revenge? This first book in a new series examines the question in the context of the Templar knights on Crusade in ...Read Review
By Bernard Cornwell -
Published 2023Published 2024
The 23rd Sharpe novel takes us back to the Peninsular War and the eventful year of 1812. Although he is now ranking as a ...Read Review
By Tom Taylor -
General Brock is dead, but his sense of honor, justice, and bold service lives on in Jonathan Westlake. Only a handful of people ...Read Review
By Simon Turney -
Most Roman ‘militaries’ are set in the 1st century, when the Empire was expanding, and the Romans usually won. Para Bellum is set ...Read Review
By Douglas Jackson -
It’s 406 AD, Roman Britannia is going to pieces, and former Lord of the Wall Marcus Flavius Victor is in trouble. It’s ...Read Review
By Seamus Beirne -
The year is 1779. Colonial South Carolina is in the grip of the American Revolution when two men—fellow escapees from a penal colony ...Read Review
By Tim Leach -
Set around Hadrian’s Wall in 175 CE, The Hollow Throne picks up the story of a Sarmatian formation in the Roman army, and ...Read Review
By Brian Carso -
In his author’s note, Brian Carso mentions that in law school, he had come across Benedict Arnold’s story and a little-known ...Read Review
By Edward Cuddy -
In this, his first novel, former lawyer Cuddy offers a fictionalized account of the year 1777 during the War for American Independence. At the ...Read Review
By James R. Benn -
May 1942: a German bomber struggles to stay airborne over the coast of Norfolk, England. People from the village of Slewford see or hear ...Read Review
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