Alison Morton

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 86% (51 of 59)
Location: France

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Thrillers, historical fiction, especially Roman, alternate history - anything with a cracking story that's well-written.

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 19,396 - Total Helpful Votes: 51 of 59
Revenge and Retribution (The Graham Saga) by Anna Belfrage
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
For me, this is the best of the series. Now 52 and matriarch of a large family, central figure Alex is absorbed in her 17th century life with no regrets in leaving the 21st century behind her. But there are some vicious threats lurking from this far from easy colonial life.

With the vindictive and malicious Burleys, uncompromising native Americans and her own family springing surprises on her, Alex fights through thanks to her internal essential fortitude. But there is one challenge that could be just be too much. I was nearly weeping at one stage and I’m not often so moved. I thought Alex was so unglued, I worried she was going to come apart, literally. Thus, Ms Belfrage pulls… Read more
Womens Gildan Soft Style V-Neck Cotton T-Shirt-Pur&hellip GILDAN
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent t-shirt, 20 Jun 2014
Perfect! The right colour which has stayed fast despite several washings. I bought it for promoting my Roman-themed books - the colour is 'imperial purple', one which was difficult to find. Would definitely buy other t-shirts in this range.
Ruso and the Disappearing Dancing Girls (Medicus I&hellip by R. S. Downie
4.0 out of 5 stars Delightful discovery, 20 Jun 2014
Being a ‘Roman nut’ I was intrigued by the premise of this story and wasn’t disappointed. Like many readers of Roman adventures, I’m a big fan of Lindsey Davis’ Falco. Who wouldn’t be? But Downie’s Ruso is quite different. Unlike Falco, he’s a gruff loner with few social graces, but somehow we’re drawn to his honesty, practicality and his seemingly reluctant but ingrained sense of caring. His deep concern for his family and Tilla, the injured slave, and his dedication to his patients touched me.

Deftly drawn characters with few illusions, a good mystery, bouncy dialogue and obviously well-researched, this book made me smile a lot with its wry and original humour. Off to… Read more

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