Barry Webb

Actium’s Wake

By Ralph Jackman - Published 2014

Genres:

Thriller

Roman Senator and army officer Marcus Rutilius is portrayed, in first person point-of-view, as the perennial loser. The story begins in Egypt with ...Read Review

The Cairo Codex

By Linda Lambert - Published 2013

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This novel is two stories in one, with the main narrative set during the last days of Mubarak’s Egypt. Justine Jenner, a ...Read Review

The Lincoln Myth

By Steve Berry - Published 2014

Genres:

Thriller

A rogue group of Mormons led by a U.S. Senator plan to dismember the United States – if they can find a collection ...Read Review

Grant vs. Lee

By Wayne Vansant - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMilitaryNonfiction

While this work was labeled as graphic non-fiction, I thought this meant “graphic” in the literary, allegorical sense, as many novels and non-fiction ...Read Review

Valley of the Shadow

By Carola Dunn - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Valley of the Shadow is the final part of the trilogy of Cornish mysteries written by Carola Dunn. The familiar characters of Eleanor ...Read Review

The Ruin

By John Sawney - Published 2013

Genres:

Thriller

In the 5th century AD, the Romans pulled out of Britain, and the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes moved in. The Scots also increased ...Read Review

Shaman

By Kim Stanley Robinson - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureEpic

Billed as a coming-of-age story set 30,000 years ago during the height of the Ice Age, the novel follows the life of a shaman-in-training ...Read Review

Hell or Richmond

By Ralph Peters - Published 2013

Genres:

Military

North vs. South, Grant vs. Lee – what could be more engrossing? This novel, a followup to the author’s Cain at Gettysburg, covers ...Read Review

Sacred Games

By Gary Corby - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is 460 BC, and the 80th Olympiad is about to begin. Arakos the Spartan, one of the favorites for the Pankration, Ancient Greece’...Read Review

Jungleland

By Christopher S. Stewart - Published 2013

Genres:

Nonfiction

This book is really two stories in one—both of which were structured like “shaggy dog” stories. The author recounts the efforts of ...Read Review