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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SARUM

Written by: Edward Rutherford

Published by: Ivy Books

Submitted By: Michael Luchinsky

The author traces the history of five families in southern England (Salisbury) from the Ice age to the present in this lengthy book. One of my favorites.

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THE SUNNE IN SPLENDOR

Written by: Sharon Kay Penman

Published by: Penguin Books

Submitted By: Michael Luchinsky

A novel of Richard III and his brother, Edward IV during 15th century England.

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THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH

Written by: Ken Follet

Published by: New American Library

Submitted By: Michael Luchinsky

An epic story of the building of a cathedral in twelfth century England, and the many characters involved in the undertaking.

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Sir John Feilding Series

Written by: Bruce Alexander

Published by: G. P. Putnam's Sons

Submitted By: Terrijo

Along with the exquisite Sharpe Series, I also stumbled across the Sir John Feilding series just this Winter. As Bernard Cornwell can transport you right into the middle of the action during the Napoleanic Wars, Bruce Alexander sets you right…

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THE MISTS OF AVALON

Written by: Marion Bradley

Published by: Ballantine Books

Submitted By: Dougie D

This book first inspired my fascination with the Arthur Legends

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THE KILLING KIND

Written by: John Connolly

Published by: Coronet

Submitted By: Debbie

This is the third Charlie Parker book by John Connolly and is just as gripping and exciting as the previous two (Every Dead Thing and Dark Hollow). The books are very descriptive, imaginative and I defy you to put it…

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THE FALLS

Written by: Ian Rankin

Published by: Orion Trade

Submitted By: Bernard

Ian Rankin and Inspector Rebus don’t need any introduction to British readers who know that this dour Edinburgh detective is the brightest thing to hit crime fiction in a long time. He’s becoming better known in the Sttes too, which…

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THE TRUTH

Written by: Terry Pratchett

Published by: HarperCollins

Submitted By: Brandon Lewis

Being a fan of Bernard’s historical fiction (Harlequin is the best book I believe I have read yet) it may seem odd to move so far over to the Pratchett area of fiction, but they are great. This book (The…

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