Tag Archives: History

Beautiful Star by Andrew Swanston

I’ve been lucky enough to have been to take part in a Book Blog tour for Andrew Swanston’s new book, Beautiful Star. Beautiful Star is a series of short stories bringing the history we know about to life, in a … Continue reading

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The Arracan Expedition, Andaman Islands 1867

I first heard about the Arracan Expedition while researching my last blog about the events at Rorke’s Drift. I was reading about the events leading up to the battle, and discovered that a private of the 24th Regiment killed at … Continue reading

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Hero of Rome, Douglas Jackson

Hero of Rome is Douglas Jackson’s new trilogy featuring Valerius Verrens. For fans of the authors previous books (Caligula and Claudius) this book will come as a real treat. It is twenty odd years since the invasion of Britain and … Continue reading

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