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Book Review: Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell

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Shakespeare. Tudor England. Political intrigue. Religious bigotry. Love triangles. Sword fights, drunken brawls, and backstabbing enemies. Hypocrites abound. The Greatman’s plays come to life. No one does historical fiction better than Bernard Cornwell. In his latest book, Fools and Mortals, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Into a Dark Frontier by John Mangan

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Slade Crawford is on the run. A decorated navy seal he has been wrongly accused of terrorism. After two years in US custody, he is able to escape from his no-name blacksite prison and make his way to freedom. But … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Irrationalist (The Tragic Murder of Rene Descartes) by Andrew Pessin

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One of the more important aspects of any historical fiction is that the novel impart some knowledge. The Irrationalist, by Andrew Pessin meets that demand and then some. Written as both a murder mystery, as well as a discourse on … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Witchfinder’s Sister by Beth Underdown

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The premise of any good historical novel is that it transports you back into the era in which it occurs. The Witch Hunter’s Sister, by Beth Underdown, is one such novel. From the moment you begin reading you feel as … Continue reading

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