Cain’s Last Stand by Sandy Mitchell – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: After a long and distinguished career defending the Imperium from its many enemies, Commissar Cain is enjoying a well-deserved retirement on Perlia, teaching in a schola progenium. But when a Black Crusade threatens the sector, all able-bodied citizens must rise to the defence, including Cain and his cadets. As the forces of Chaos overwhelm…… Continue reading Cain’s Last Stand by Sandy Mitchell – An Audio Book Review

The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. Moiraine Damodred arrives in Emond’s Field…… Continue reading The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan – An Audio Book Review

Sherlock Holmes & Count Dracula by Christian Klaver – A Book Review

Blurb: Sherlock Holmes is dead. His body lies in a solitary grave on the Sussex Downs, England. But Dr. Watson survives, and is now given permission to release tales in Sherlock’s ‘classified dossier’, those cases that are, dear reader, unbelievable – for their subject matter is of the most outré and grotesque nature. In this…… Continue reading Sherlock Holmes & Count Dracula by Christian Klaver – A Book Review

My Half Year In Books July1st – December 31st

This year, despite returning to work after a lengthy furlough period, I managed to get through 80 books. It’s not a massive number compared to what I see elsewhere on the blogging world, but it’s big for me. I’m not a quick reader so was fairly happy to have got through what I managed. According…… Continue reading My Half Year In Books July1st – December 31st

The Wisdom of Crowds by Joe Abercrombie – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Some say that to change the world you must first burn it down. Now that belief will be tested in the crucible of revolution: the Breakers and Burners have seized the levers of power, the smoke of riots has replaced the smog of industry, and all must submit to the wisdom of crowds. With…… Continue reading The Wisdom of Crowds by Joe Abercrombie – An Audio Book Review

Sailing Alone Around The World by Captain Joshua Slocum – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Challenged by an expert who said it couldn’t be done, Joshua Slocum, a fearless New England sea captain, set out in April 1895 to prove that a man could sail alone around the world. A little over three years and forty-six thousand miles later, the proof was complete. This is Slocum’s own account of…… Continue reading Sailing Alone Around The World by Captain Joshua Slocum – An Audio Book Review

Leviathan Falls by James S. A. Corey – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: The Laconian Empire has fallen, setting the 1,300 solar systems free from the rule of Winston Duarte. But the ancient enemy that killed the gate builders is awake, and the war against our universe has begun again. In the dead system of Adro, Elvi Okoye leads a desperate scientific mission to understand what the…… Continue reading Leviathan Falls by James S. A. Corey – An Audio Book Review