Book Review: The Terror by Dan Simmons

9/10 An immersive historical horror In 1845, the Franklin Expedition, the most prepared and modernized expedition to sail in search of the Northwest Passage, finds itself trapped in the ice and stalked by a mysterious beast. Story The Terror is an imaginative history of the famous Franklin Expedition that was lost on a mission toContinue reading “Book Review: The Terror by Dan Simmons”

Book Review: The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell

8/10 A fun blend of modern story-telling and heroic style Uhtred is a young boy living in Northumbria, one of the kingdoms of England. But in the year 866, the great Danish army lands with their eyes set on conquest. Uhtred is drawn into the war at a young age, seeing life from both sides.Continue reading “Book Review: The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell”

Book Review: Shogun by James Clavell

9/10 Rich history and characters drive this epic. John Blackthorne is an English pilot to a Dutch ship, the Erasmus, and brings his battered ship and crew to the shores of Japan. There, he is swept up into the plots of warlords and a culture completely alien to him. How can he and his crew surviveContinue reading “Book Review: Shogun by James Clavell”

Book Review: “Warriors of the Storm” by Bernard Cornwell

7/10 A Solid medieval adventure; I look forward to reading through this series Medieval England is a land split into smaller kingdoms, and a pagan warrior, Uhtred, must defend Christian Saxon land against an invading army of his fellow pagans. Outnumbered, Uhtred relies on cunning and unexpected allies to turn the conflict in his favor.Continue reading “Book Review: “Warriors of the Storm” by Bernard Cornwell”