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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Unseen Man

The Unseen Man

Written by: Jason Greenfield

Published by: Golden Goose Publications

Submitted By: Art Dunham

.  I’d like to thank Bernard Cornwell and his team for suggesting I post this recommendation here. When my friend told me he was inspired by the Uhtred novels to put certain character aspects into his character of Niles Novak…

Lucky Shilling

The Lucky Shilling, William Marsh’s War, Dunkirk to Prague

Written by: Keith Marsh

Published by:

Submitted By: Keith Marsh

(This review submitted by the book’s author) The book is a thrilling and sometimes harrowing account of a young man thrust into the maelstrom of war. He fights and wins a valour medal in one of histories little spoken about…

Recollections of Rifleman Harris

Recollections of Rifleman Harris

This audio book is read by Jason Salkey, who played Harris in the SHARPE films, with sound effects provided by the 95th Rifles Re-enactment Society. A musical score by Adam Wakeman adds to this lavish production. A great deal of…

Der Schwur

Der Schwur des Normannen

Written by: Ulf Schiewe

Published by: Knaur Verlag

Submitted By: Ulf Schiewe

(This review posted by the book’s author) DER SCHWUR DES NORMANNEN (The Norman’s oath) is the third novel of a German series of historic adventures covering the Norman conquest of Southern Italy and Sicily in the 11th century. This series…

Scarab's Touch

The Scarab’s Touch

Written by: A C Foster

Published by: One's and Zero's

Submitted By: A C Foster

(This review posted by the book’s author) It’s 1934 and there’s a secret in the Northwest corner of America. Something new. Something deadly. Something that might cause a problem for the Empire of Japan. The Empire wants that secret. It…

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…

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