24 Hours In Ancient Rome By Philip Matyszak – A Book Review

Blurb: Walk a day in a Roman’s sandals. What was it like to live in one of the ancient world’s most powerful and bustling cities – one that was eight times more densely populated than modern day New York? In this entertaining and enlightening guide, bestselling historian Philip Matyszak introduces us to the people who…… Continue reading 24 Hours In Ancient Rome By Philip Matyszak – A Book Review

Dead Man In A Ditch By Luke Arnold – A Book Review

Blurb: Fetch Philips has nothing left to believe in. Which is why he’s surprised when the people of Sunder City start to believe in him… Rumour has it that Fetch is the only one who can bring magic back into the world. So when a man is murdered in a way that can only be explained…… Continue reading Dead Man In A Ditch By Luke Arnold – A Book Review

Belle Vue by C.S Alleyne – A Book Review

Blurb: Jealousy. Betrayal. Murder. And a hunger for vengeance that spans the centuries… History student Alex Palmer is thrilled when his girlfriend, Claire Ryan, buys an apartment in Belle Vue Manor, formerly a Victorian lunatic asylum. But as Alex begins to discover the dark truth about the asylum’s past, he, Claire, and their friend Marianne…… Continue reading Belle Vue by C.S Alleyne – A Book Review

Master & Commander by Patrick O’Brian – A Book Review

Blurb: Master and Commander is the first of Patrick O’Brian’s now famous Aubrey/Maturin novels, regarded by many as the greatest series of historical novels ever written. It establishes the friendship between Captain Jack Aubrey RN and Stephen Maturin, who becomes his secretive ship’s surgeon and an intelligence agent. It contains all the action and excitement…… Continue reading Master & Commander by Patrick O’Brian – A Book Review

Critical Failures VI By Robert Bevan – A Book Review

Blurb: In the wake of their recent loss, the Caverns & Creatures gang are left hanging. Do their choices amount to more than waiting around to die of thirst and leaping to a quicker death? Probably, or else this would have been a much shorter book. Author: Robert Bevan Publisher: Robert Bevan Series: Critical Failures…… Continue reading Critical Failures VI By Robert Bevan – A Book Review

Tomb of Gods by Brian Moreland – A Book Review

Blurb: Deep inside the tomb exists a hidden world of wonder and terror. In 1935, British archaeologists vanished inside an Egyptian cave. A year later, one man returned covered in mysterious scars. Egyptologist Imogen Riley desperately wants to know what happened to the ill-fated expedition led by her grandfather. On a quest for answers, she…… Continue reading Tomb of Gods by Brian Moreland – A Book Review

The Manifestations of Sherlock Holmes by James Lovegrove

Blurb:  Tales of treachery, intrigue and evil… MAVERICK DETECTIVE SHERLOCK HOLMES AND HIS FAITHFUL CHRONICLER DR JOHN WATSON RETURN IN TWELVE THRILLING SHORT STORIES The iconic duo find themselves swiftly drawn into a series of puzzling and sinister events: an otherworldly stone whose touch inflicts fatal bleeding; a hellish potion unlocks a person’s devilish psyche;…… Continue reading The Manifestations of Sherlock Holmes by James Lovegrove

{Blog Tour} Re-Coil by J. T. Nicholas – A Book Review

Swords and Spectres happens to be the stop for the Re-Coil Blog Tour today so sit back, relax and get your appetite whetted for some good old Sci-Fi goodness. Other stops along the way can be found on the following blogs:   Blurb: The Expanse meets Altered Carbon in this breakneck science fiction thriller where immortality is theoretically…… Continue reading {Blog Tour} Re-Coil by J. T. Nicholas – A Book Review

Echo Cycle by Patrick Edwards – A Book Review

Blurb: Gladiator meets 1984 in this near-future thriller featuring timeslips, ancient magic and a disturbingly plausible dystopian Britain… 68 CE Fleeing disaster, young Winston Monk wakes to find himself trapped in the past, imprisoned by the mad Emperor Nero. The Roman civilization he idolized is anything but civilized, and his escape from a barbaric home has led him…… Continue reading Echo Cycle by Patrick Edwards – A Book Review