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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Dick Adler and the Nazi Gold

Written by: Deuteronomy Maxwell

Published by: Independently Published

Submitted By: Deuteronomy Maxwell

This review submitted by the book’s author August 1945. The war is over. But somebody is still killing German soldiers.   When the mutilated corpse of Ludwig Mises, a mountain infantryman turned racketeer, comes tumbling down a waterfall near the…

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Prussia’s Glory: Rossbach & Leuthen 1757

Written by: Christopher Duffy

Published by: Emperor's Press

Submitted By: Geraint

Rossbach and Leuthen are included in the Great Battles of History •Frederick made himself one of the Great Captains by these victories •Prussian military prowess became legendary They called it Prussia’s Glory. But the Franco-German army swept away at Rossbach,…

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The Heart of the Run

Written by: Craig Pennington

Published by: Independently Published

Submitted By: Craig Pennington

This review submitted by the book’s author An Epic Story of Scotland and Ireland in the 17th and 18th Centuries   Fulfilling a once-forgotten dream, young Alexander Moorhead and his mother risk their lives on a perilous voyage to America…

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Rome: Honor of the Legion

Written by: R. Cameron Cooke

Published by: Independently Published

Submitted By: R. Cameron Cooke

This review submitted by the book’s author 48 B.C., Dyrrachium – Rome is embroiled in civil war…   The armies of Caesar and Pompey have played cat and mouse along the coast of Greece for months. Through endless marches and…

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The Wolf and The Willow

Written by: Robert Downes

Published by: Wandering Press

Submitted By: Robert Downes

This review submitted by the book’s author An epic battle in Native America unites two lovers from the ends of the earth in this story drawn from historic events. The first book in “The Ojibwe Saga” by Robert Downes, “The…

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Windigo Moon

Written by: Robert Downes

Published by: Blank Slate Press

Submitted By: Robert Downes

This review submitted by the book’s author If you enjoy stories of the Indians of North America, you’ll love “Windigo Moon,” which details 31 years in the life of an Ojibwe couple living on the Upper Great Lakes well before…

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The Shadow of Troy (Empires of Bronze #5)

Written by: Gordon Doherty

Published by: Independently Published

Submitted By: Gordon Doherty

This review submitted by the book’s author. The war at Troy has raged for ten years. Its final throes will echo through eternity… 1258 BC: Surrounded and outnumbered by the army of Agamemnon, King Priam and his Trojan forces fight…

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Battle for Paris 1815: The Untold Story of the Fighting After Waterloo

Written by: Paul L. Dawson

Published by: Frontline Books

Submitted By: Geraint

Seldom studied in French histories and virtually ignored by English writers, the French Army fought on after Waterloo. Many commanders sought to reverse that defeat—at Versailles, Sevres, Rocquencourt, and La Souffel, the last great battle and the last French victory…

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Backs to the Wall: The Battle of Sainte-Foy and the Conquest of Canada

Written by: D. Peter MacLeod

Published by: Douglas & McIntyre

Submitted By: Geraint

In the spring of 1760, after having suffered a brutal winter, Quebec garrison commander James Murray’s troops were vulnerable and reduced to an army of skeletal invalids due to malnutrition and scurvy. Trapped in hostile territory and lacking confidence in…

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