Category Archives: General

The Holy Lance by Andrew Latham

The Holy Lance is the debut novel by Andrew Latham. Set during the brutal and bloody years of the Third Crusade the story follows the trials and tribulations of Knights Templar, Michael Fitz Alan. The story starts off as a … Continue reading

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Above by Isla Morley.

For 16 year old Blythe, the Horse Thieves Picnic was the highlight of her year. Her school crush had come back into town and is escorting her to it.  Little does she know how her life is going to change … Continue reading

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The Emperor’s Knives by Anthony Riches

Having survived their brush with the Emperor Commodus, the Tungrian Cohort take up residence in Rome awaiting their orders. For Centurion Corvus this is the opportunity he has been waiting for. Determined to avenge the killing of his family he … Continue reading

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Interview with Alexander Cole

What would have happened if Alexander the Great hadn’t succumbed to the illness that killed him in Babylon? This is basis for Alexander Cole’s new book and covers what Alexander planned next after defeating all of his enemies in the … Continue reading

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The Last Torpedo Flyers by Arthur Aldridge and Mark Ryan

The Last Torpedo Flyers tells the story of the wartime exploits of Arthur Aldridge DFC. Arthur Aldridge was enjoying life as a student in Oxford when war broke out. In early 1940, against his parents wishes Arthur quit his studies … Continue reading

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The Tank War by Mark Urban

With their retreat from France in 1940, the performance of the Tank regiments in the British army had been ruthless exposed by the German Panzers. The advantages built up during the First World War have been wasted during the Inter … Continue reading

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The Last King of Lydia by Tim Leach

The year is 558BC and King Croesus is at the height of his powers. He rules over an empire unrivaled in power and wealth and myths and rumours abound about the vast treasuries he has constructed in his palace. When … Continue reading

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Changes to the site.

I have decided to make some changes to this site. I have a lot of books that I have to review and I also want to write more history blogs. I have decided to split the blog into two sepertae … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The History Company:
The small town of Belchite in Aragon was reduced to rubble in the course of one of the bloodiest battles of the Spanish Civil War. First taken by Republican troops on September 6 1937…

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Originally posted on History and Hobby:
Military History has many examples of where the few stood against the many. The few often paying the ultimate price and dying to the last man. Perhaps the most famous few against the many…

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