Hello Bernard, I contacted you via this site about 5 years ago to say how much I enjoyed your books, but surprisingly never read any Sharpe due to enjoying the TV show and not wanting to ruin that love by reading the books which would no doubt shame the TV format. Your reply was to the lines of 'just read the books Gary' well I had a number of books I wanted to read but in July of this year via my kindle (talking of kindles i would love to hear your thoughts on this wonderful advancement in reading experiences) I started from the start chronologically and I must say The last 4-5 months have been the greatest reading experiences of my life, so just wanted to say thank you Bernard
Good Morning, I Hope you are well, and ready for christmas!? I Just wanted to write a short mail to let you know how much I am enjoying "Azincourt". I have read nearly all of your sharpe series and thought I would try this book based on how much I enjoyed those, and I haven't been let down! I genuinely think its one of the best books I have read! keep up the good work. Thanks, Graham Hancock
just finished simon scarrows 'field of death' it was noted by me and i believe others that acertain green jacketed major carrying a rifle with the first name of 'richard' is mentioned. famous at last eh ! i really enjoy all of your sharpe books having visited nearly all the portuguese and spanish battlefields i suppose it makes me something of a nerd but i am not i can assure you. ta muchly colin allen
I'm giddy! I just ordered my Death of Kings from the UK....oh air mail hurry up! Can't wait to be with my Uhtred again!
I just read the news stories about the Viking discoveries in England and Scotland. Wow! The main reason I recognized the details is your fantastic books. Thanks!
Bernard,have just finished reading Fallen Angels fantastic, never guessed who the real villain was!I Have read most of the Sharpe Books twice, love'em. I Am hoping father christmas will bring me Sharpe's christmas and Two short stories!! Keep up the good work both of you and merry christmas - Ray Stringer
I just finished the final book of the Warlord Chronicles, having read all 3 in the order in which they were written. Simply put, I can rarely recall a more enjoyable group of books. I am was truly moved as Derfel said goodbye to Arthur after the final battle, and enjoyed reading the quote about Arthur as 'our once and future king.' I just want to thank you for the moving and meaningful experience that there books provided to me. I have recently retired, and reading books is one of my great pleasures, though I will have to search long and hard for a more satisfying experience. Thank you again, from the bottom of my heart. Best regards John DiPaola New York
I have been listening to your Uhtred of Bebbanburg novels on audio CD during my daily commute. Sometimes I sit in my truck and keep listening even tho I am at my destination. Incredible books and I am so in love with Uhtred. Did you, by any chance, actually live back in those days and fight in a shield wall? Your battle descriptions are uncanny. Nan Guthrie Bergman
I just wanted to tell you how much I'm enjoying the Sharpe series and I can't wait to devour your other books! I'm an aspiring screenwriter and I hope one day my work will entertain and inspire others as yours has entertained and inspired me. Sláinte!
I am sure you get inundated by lots of requests to look at books, but I thought that as you specialise in writing historical fiction you might be interested to know that the third issue of Alt Hist is now available. Alt Hist is a biannual magazine publishing historical fiction and alternate history short stories. To find out more about Alt Hist visit http://www.althistfiction.com. Im trying to spread the word about Alt Hist at the moment as I believe it fills a gap in the market now that Paradox Magazine is no longer around. The eBook of Alt Hist Issue 3 will also be available to buy for the Kindle. The print versions are also available on Amazon.com and Lulu.com. Heres some information about Alt Hist Issue 3: The third issue of Alt Hist includes two stories about the American Civil War, one about the great Tesla, a tale of post-war revenge set in Dublin, and a compelling story about the early years of the space race. Full list of stories and authors: A Light in the Darkness by Ian Sales Dublin Can Be Heaven by Séamus Sweeney Riders on the Storm by Arlan Andrews Bummers by Matthew Warner To The Stars by Brooks Rexroat Please feel free to contact me with any feedback you have on Alt Hist. Best regards, Mark
Best of luck!