Blog Tour Book Review: Two Journeys Home

 Two Journeys Home: A Novel of Eighteenth Century Europe (Book II in The Derrynane Saga) by Kevin O’Connell About the Book: It’s 1767. As the eagerly anticipated sequel to Beyond Derrynane begins, Eileen O’Connell avails herself of a fortuitous opportunity to travel back to Ireland. In Two Journeys Home, the O’Connells encounter old faces and new—and their lives …

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Book Review: Knight Assassin

Knight Assassin: The Second Book of Talon by James Boschert Upon initially encountering James Boschert’s titular character in the first installment of his Talon series, we find a likeable Frankish boy abducted from his Levantine home to Persia, where he remains for five years as his captors assimilate him to their ways. The nature of …

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Book Review: Future Confronted

Future Confronted by Louise Rule An indieBRAG Medallion recipient It has on many occasions through time been spoken of: the unnaturalness of outliving one’s own child. Unfortunately, many people have had to endure this terrible order of events and each has their own way to grieve. It takes great fortitude to re-count events, for in so …

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Book Review: Anna of Byzantium

Anna of Byzantium by Tracy Barrett Anna of Byzantium is Tracy Barrett’s young adult historical fiction account of Anna Komnene, daughter of Byzantine Emperor Alexios I, now known for her medical practice, hospital administration and historical scholarship, particularly an epic account of her father’s reign, the Alexiad. Compressed for time and characters, the novel moves …

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Book Review: Britannia’s Spartan

Britannia’s Spartan The Dawlish Chronicles: June 1859, April – August 1882 by Antoine Vanner In this captivating nautical historical fiction adventure, Antoine Vanner’s Britannia’s Spartan takes us east, a welcome change in setting for those of us new to the series chronicling the life of Nicholas Dawlish, RN. As captain of the newly commissioned HMS …

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