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Warlord's Gold (The Civil War Chronicles)
Warlord's Gold (The Civil War Chronicles)
by Michael Arnold
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 15.65

5.0 out of 5 stars `And behold she whispered,` a pale horse,and he that sat upon him,his name was Death`., 12 July 2014
Like a very good wine,the longer it goes the better it is,and the 5th outing of Stryker is not only a full body adventure of the Civil War,it has now become a smooth we`ll develop series that now walks beside another class act,that of Sharpe.They need to change the sticker on the cover from Sharpe of the Civil War to Stryker the main man of the Civil War.Once again Michael Arnold has produced a cracking adventure that has you in the heart of the action,we`re you can smell the gunpower and hear the battle cry`s as Stryker,Forrester and Lisette come up against a old foe from the past,a foe who has a passion to reap revenge on our heroes,and comes very close to achieving his goal.Michael Arnold brings his passion of the period on to the page and along with great research ,has produced another gem to sit along side the other four gems in the series.I can not wait for the next outing of Forrester,Lisette and the main man of the Civil War Captain Innocent Stryker.


Rainbow Magic: The Magical Crafts Fairies: 142: Annabelle the Drawing Fairy
Rainbow Magic: The Magical Crafts Fairies: 142: Annabelle the Drawing Fairy
by Daisy Meadows
Edition: Paperback
Price: 3.85

5.0 out of 5 stars Just the Job, 20 Jun 2014
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On a eight year olds Birthday list ,i been told it just what she thought it would be,"Great"what more can i say.


God of Vengeance
God of Vengeance
by Giles Kristian
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 10.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Vengeance,great hot or cold, 26 May 2014
This review is from: God of Vengeance (Hardcover)
My sea chest has been pack away to long,and its great to be back with Sigurd and the boy`s in the shield wall.After a little diversion into the English Civil War,which i hope he returns to in the future,Giles is back to were his heart is ,the world of the Vikings.He tells the tale of the origins of Sigurd and his fellowship,the difference with God of Vengeance compared to the Raven books is that for me Giles,after five books,has grown into a even better writer and it shows,as God of Vengeance while being a saga full of blood and thunder that grabs you by the throat and does not let you go till the last page,he is just setting you up for more of Sigurd Haraldarson and i for one can not wait to set sail again an be immersed into the world of the Sword-Norse.So same again please Giles and the sooner the better.


A Ticket to Oblivion (The Railway Detective Series)
A Ticket to Oblivion (The Railway Detective Series)
by Edward Marston
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 13.59

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Romeo,Romeo or should that be Whiteside,Whiteside, 23 April 2014
It is good to report that the latest Edward Marston Railway Detective is back on track as Inspector Colbeck and Sergeant Leeming set of on not so much a whodunit,more of a how it was done.We start with the disappearance of young Imogen Burnhope and her maid Rhoda after they board the non-stop train to Oxford to visit Imogen`s aunt Cassandra,but when the train arrives in oxford there is no sign of them and so a race against time starts for Colbeck and Leeming across the country and for Leeming his worst fear across the sea.As the plot unfolds not only do they have to cope with a first class villain who always seems to be two steps ahead of them,but they also have a Lord of the Land and a member of Parliament who want to hinder their progess.So once again Edward Marston has produced a whodunit in the classic tradition,with plenty of likely suspects,red herrings,trains and guesswork that made my Easter break a joy.


Kingmaker: Winter Pilgrims (Kingmaker 1)
Kingmaker: Winter Pilgrims (Kingmaker 1)
by Toby Clements
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 11.89

10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Kit,a sharpe knife, 14 April 2014
Toby Clements has produce a cracking first novel,it has it all you are looking for in a quality Historical novel,from page one you are taken right into the 15th century were you become totally involved with Thomas and Katherine as they find themselves in the first throws of the War of the Roses.As in all quality Historical novel writing,the one thing that comes of the pages is the authors passion for the period and Toby Clements has it by the cart load,add to that great research and you have a real page turner.Last year for me one of the best reads was Conn Iggulden Strombird also set in the War of the Roses and Kingsmaker is right up along side it.It is to early in the year for the best read of the year,but Kingsmaker is certainly on my list of the best reads so far,but i really looking forward to the next outing of Thomas and Katherine


Hannibal: Clouds of War (Hannibal 3)
Hannibal: Clouds of War (Hannibal 3)
by Ben Kane
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 9.09

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Is there a elephant in the room, 28 Mar 2014
When you get to the 8th outing for Ben Kane it is hard to find new praise,yes it is fast-past,bloody,full of Historical fact and a utterly engrossing story,but so were the last seven. There is a quote on the front of the book by Wilbur Smith 'Who is the rising star of historical friction? I say Ben Kane' well far be it for me to disagree with Wilbur but for me Ben Kane is already a star of historical fiction and one of the first authors that I look for , as I know I will be getting a page turner that will have me staying up into the early hours of the morning. Clouds of War for me is the best of the Hanno series although it is hard to choose and the only disappointment is when I reached the end of the book and will have to wait for the next offering from Ben Kane,no longer the rising star,but a big bright star of historical fiction


Treachery (Giordano Bruno 4)
Treachery (Giordano Bruno 4)
by S. J. Parris
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 5.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Bruno or should that be Poirot, 26 Mar 2014
All good things come to those who wait,and the extra wait for the new Giordano Bruno only made the arrival of Treachery even more exciting then usual , add to that over 500 pages and the excitement goes through the roof,now sometimes when you get over 400 pages it can become a bit of a marathon , but I am glad to say this had me page turning well into the early hours of the morning and by the end of I could have gone another 500 with Bruno. Not only do we get a quality Historical Novel but on top of that we have a top class who done it . S.J.Parris has us up blind alleys , in schools of red herrings and great cliff hanging end of chapters,as Bruno and Sidney investigate a murder on Sir Francis Drake ship Elizabeth Bonaventure . If you are going to buy a book this week then put Treachery at the top of your list.


The Emperor's Knives (Empire)
The Emperor's Knives (Empire)
by Anthony Riches
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 13.79

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The COH I TVNG are at it again., 28 Feb 2014
After six outings of Marcus Valerius Aquila it is hard to find more praise for a series that just get better with each new outing.In the Emperor`s Knives we have all the ingredients from the past six,great action,violence,intrige,humour,greart characters and a story that is fast paced and gripping,that had me page turning well into the early hours of the morning.For me Anthony Riches is now starting to find his stride,as Emperor`s Knives is the best so far of a really excellent series that is growing into a great one,now the hard bit ,the wait for the next adventure of The First Tungrian Cohort and Marcus Valerius Aquila.


The Queen's Man (John Shakespeare)
The Queen's Man (John Shakespeare)
by Rory Clements
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 15.65

11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Shakespeare ,simply the Best., 27 Feb 2014
This is the 6th outing of Rory Clements intelligencer John Shakespeare and for me he is back to his sizzling best,after four cracking outings I found that Heretices was a little bit flat and lost it direction,so I was looking for a return to form with the Queen's Man and I am glad to report he is back on track with this cracking plot full of twists and turns right up to the last page.The Queen's Man takes us back and introduces us to John Shakespeare as a young intelligencer on his first major mission for Sir Francis Walsingham. It is 1582 and the conflict between Protestant and Catholic threatens to tear the country in two.While Queen Elizabeth 1 holds the reins of power,there are those whose loyalty lies with her imprisoned cousin Mary Queen of Scots. Order to discover a conspiracy to free the Stuart Queen from Sheffield Castle,all to soon Shakespeare realises that the tentacles of the plot reach deep into his native Warwickshire and threaten his own friends and family-above all his beloved younger brother,Will. Once again Rory Clements had me page turning into the early hours of the morning with this cracking tale of John Shakespeare intelligencer for Sir Francis Walsingham.


Carpwise - Vols. 5 And 6 [DVD]
Carpwise - Vols. 5 And 6 [DVD]

4.0 out of 5 stars Hooked, 4 Feb 2014
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Was the ideal gift for a keen Fisherman,who said it was just the right book for the river bank and that it had him hooked.


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