Harlequin introduces us to Thomas of Hookton a skilled archer in the employ of Edward III’s army abroad in fourteenth-century France.
Crackdown is the third of Cornwell’s contemporary nautical thrillers, set in the Bahamas and revolving around ex-Marine Nick Breakspear.
Sea Lord is the second of Cornwell’s contemporary nautical thrillers, first published in the UK in 1989…
My thoughts on Cornwell’s first nautically-themed contemporary thriller. Here there be minor spoilers!
Antony Beevor – Crete: The Battle and The Resistance / Neil Gaiman – The Sandman: Overture / Charles Bukowski – Ham on Rye / Bernard Cornwell – Fools and Mortals
Redcoat is set in the year 1777 in war-torn Philadelphia. It’s a bit like a Sharpe book but with less battles and more intrigue and romance. Spoilers ahoy!
My four favourites from the books I have read this year.
A quick ramble about yet another book in the Last Kingdom series. It’s a slow starter but eventually gets good…
War of the Wolf is the eleventh book in the Last Kingdom series by Bernard Cornwell and follows straight on from The Flame Bearer.
The Flame Bearer by Bernard Cornwell is the 10th book in the Last Kingdom series set in 10th-century Britain. It is very much centred on Uhtred finally winning back his fortress at Bebbanburg from his despicable cousin.