Shield of Thunder by David Gemmell

Not quite as good as the first but still very good. We start off shortly after the events of the first book. Things haven’t quite come to a head yet, war has not been officially declared, but things are looking more ominous. Andromache and Hektor are due to be married so all the great and …

Lord of the Silver Bow by David Gemmell

Brilliant read, both sad and uplifting. This begins David Gemmell’s trilogy about the fall of Troy, though this book starts before the long war kicked off. It’s told from multiple viewpoints, some only a few paragraphs, other’s get much more screentime. Our main POV’s are Helikaon, a prince of Dardania, Andromache, sent as a bride …

The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden

I’ve always enjoyed reading about Roman history and wanted a (slight) change of scene from all the SFF I’ve been reading over the last few years. These have been on my radar for a good few years now so decided to finally give them a shot. Set during the end of the Roman Republic, we …

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