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By Lynn Bryant -
Set during the Napoleonic Wars, this novel introduces us to Paul van Daan, an English officer both unconventional and dashing, with an almost ...Read Review
By Charlene Newcomb -
When Henry de Grey left England to ride with his king in the third crusade, he was more of a boy than a ...Read Review
By Martin Baggen -
This novel is a retelling of the Easter story, with background to the events, causes, reasons and persons involved. We all know the ...Read Review
By Gordon Doherty -
In the late 4th century BC, the eastern parts of the Roman Empire are overrun by Goths, war-bands roaming freely over the Thracian ...Read Review
By Glen Iliffe -
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
By T.J. Spears -
The Old West comes alive in this tale of the adventures of Nat Hopper and his companion in buffalo-skinning, Kenneth Murchison, known as ‘...Read Review
By Alyssa James -
The Hundred Years War. Lady Marguerite, countess of Besancon arrives at the headquarters of Henry V in northern France seeking protection from Sir ...Read Review
By M J Logue -
1643. The English Civil War, Captain Holofernes Babbit, ‘Hollie’, and his rough-and-ready troop of Parliamentarian cavalry. A seasoned soldier, Hollie is a man who ...Read Review
By Roy Humphries -
Patrick Rourke is a young Irishman who through a series of misadventures ends up in English custody and is sentences to deportation to ...Read Review
By Yael Politis -
This is the third instalment in Ms Politis series centred round Olivia Killion, a remarkable woman who strives to build herself a life ...Read Review
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