Chris James

Bar Kokhba: The Jew Who Defied Hadrian and Challenged the Might of Rome

By Lindsay Powell - Published 2021

Genres:

Nonfiction

Part travelogue yet still solid non-fiction history, this is a story about two fascinating personalities and the doomed attempt of one, Bar Kokhba, ...Read Review

The Perdiccas Years, 323-320 BC: Alexander’s Successors at War

By Hughes Tristan - Published 2022

Genres:

MilitaryNonfiction

Alexander the Great, a name with universal recognition; an awesome story of rapid conquest and a short life lived to the full. Every ...Read Review

Ian Fleming’s Inspiration: The Truth Behind the Books

By Edward Abel Smith - Published 2020

Genres:

Nonfiction

As it says on the cover, this book covers the real-life stories from Ian Fleming’s life, from WW2 to living in Jamaica, ...Read Review

A Winter War

By Tim Leach - Published 2021

Genres:

Military

A Winter War, the first entry in a new trilogy by Tim Leach, noted author of Smile of the Wolf, takes us just ...Read Review

The Fort (City of Victory 1)

By Adrian Goldsworthy - Published 2021

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

105 AD. Trajan is Emperor of Rome, and Decebalus is king in Dacia (modern Romania). An uneasy peace exists between the empire and the ...Read Review

Alexander’s Legacy: To The Strongest

By Robert Fabbri - Published 2020

Genres:

Military

Alexander’s Legacy: To the Strongest is the first book in a new series by Robert Fabbri, author of the Vespasian series. After ...Read Review

Triumph in Dust (Twilight of Empire)

By Ian Ross - Published 2019

Genres:

Military

Triumph in Dust is the sixth and final instalment of Ian Ross’ popular Twilight of Empire series. While not exactly set in the ...Read Review

The Encircling Sea

By Adrian Goldsworthy - Published 2018

Genres:

Military

The Encircling Sea sees the return of Goldsworthy’s loveable rogue Flavius Ferox to the northern frontier of Roman Britain in 100 AD. Roughly ...Read Review

Retribution

By Anthony Riches - Published 2018

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Retribution is the third and final instalment of Riches’ trilogy covering the Batavian revolt of 69 AD, aka the Year of the Four Emperors. ...Read Review

Day of the Caesars

By Simon Scarrow - Published 2017

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Day of the Caesars is the latest novel in Simon Scarrow’s long-running Eagles of the Empire series, set in the 1st century ...Read Review