Category Archives: 17th Century Fiction

Assassin’s Reign by Michael Arnold

Its the summer of 1643 and the Royalist cause is in the ascendency. With the defeat of the rebel army at Stratton and then the bloody capture of Bristol, it seems that the Royalists are close to overall victory. At … Continue reading

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Brothers Fury by Giles Kristian

The Civil War is still ravaging Britain and for the Rivers family the conflict has been especially traumatic. On opposite sides of the war, the River brothers are both struggling to come to terms with the slaughter at The Battle … Continue reading

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Sword and Scimitar by Simon Scarrow

Sword and Scimitar is the new book from Simon Scarrow and is set during the epic siege of Malta in 1565. Pitching the vast Muslim armies of the Ottoman Empire against the Knights of St John, the last of the … Continue reading

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The King’s Spy by Andrew Swanston

The King’s Spy is the debut novel from Andrew Swanston. Set during the English Civil War, we follow the fortunes of Thomas Hill, humble bookseller from a sleepy part of England. With the war raging around him Thomas’s knowledge of … Continue reading

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The Stockholm Octavo by Karen Engelmann

This is a seriously good looking book and it is almost to nice to read…It is unusual in that it doesn’t have a dust cover but it is a stunning design. A big plus mark! I must say this was … Continue reading

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The Bleeding Land by Giles Kristian

I’m always a bit wary when one of my favourite authors decides to start a new project, especially when that author is Mr Viking himself, Giles Kristian. His Raven series of books have been some of my favourite books of … Continue reading

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