Reading Club

I assume you're here at this website because you like my books. Good. And that also means you might like the books I enjoy reading, and that all of us might enjoy the books that you read, so this is simply a place where we can exchange news of books - any books - not just historical novels. Tell us if you've read something wonderful and entertaining, and we'll post your recommendations and reviews here. And, please, let us know what you think of these recommendations!

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Age of Iron

Age of Iron

Written by: Angus Watson

Published by: Orbit

Submitted By: Angus Watson

(This review posted by the book’s author) LEGENDS AREN’T BORN. THEY’RE FORGED. Dug Sealskinner is a down-on-his-luck mercenary travelling south to join up with King Zadar’s army. But he keeps rescuing the wrong people. First, Spring, a child he finds…

Tales of B-Company

Tales of B-Company: The Complete Collection

Written by: Chris Pourteau

Published by: James C. Pourteau

Submitted By: Chris Pourteau

(This review posted by the book’s author) In Michael Bunker’s Pennsylvania Omnibus, Jedediah Troyer becomes the hero of TRACE’s fight against the Transport Authority. But even before Jed’s adventure begins, the Second War for Pennsylvanian Independence has raged for a…

Serpent Sword

The Serpent Sword

Written by: Mathew Harffy

Published by: CreateSpace

Submitted By: Matthew Harffy

(Review posted by the book’s author) Certain that his brother’s death is murder, young farmhand Beobrand embarks on a quest for revenge in war-torn Northumbria. When he witnesses barbaric acts at the hands of warriors he considers his friends, Beobrand…

Napleon's Gold

Napoleon’s Gold

Written by: Guy Roberts

Published by: Amazon Digital

Submitted By: Guy Roberts

(This review posted by the book’s author) When disgraced British soldier Jack Starling returns to London he finds his brother murdered.  Hidden nearby is a mysterious, hand-written poem hinting at a secret treasure trove of Napoleonic gold.  With his own…


The Regressed

Written by: Charlie Phillips

Published by: New Generation Publishing

Submitted By: Charlie Phillips

(This review posted by the book’s author) When Professor Kit ‘Dusty’ Dallow discovers his past life as a Knights Templar his world is thrown into a maelstrom of Chaos.   Dallow is a seasoned historian convinced that the Great Library…

Death to the French

Death to the French

Written by: C. S. Forester

Published by: Simon Publications

Submitted By: Murray Baigent

This is a book about the 95th Rifles !  When I saw it was written by C S Forester I thought it was from the Hornblower series but was surprised to find out it was based on the true story…

Viking Warrior

Viking Warrior

Written by: Judson Roberts

Published by: Northman Books

Submitted By: Pedro Pereira

“Viking Warrior” is the first volume of the “Strongbow Saga” series, which currently includes three other books. The story is set in Denmark in 845 DC, and quite typical, but still very enjoyable: a young man becomes a warrior (an…


Warhorn Sons of Iberia

Written by: J.Glenn Bauer

Published by: CreateSpace

Submitted By: Valley Kinghorn

I enjoy Bernard Cornwell’s books but found this new writer story gripping from start to finish.  It’s a breath of fresh air and different to the usual Roman and Greek categories out there. Good historical research about a period I…

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