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Azincourt by Bernard Cornwell

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Agincourt is one of the epic battles of history. It was fought by two badly matched armies that met in atrocious conditions on St Crispin’s Day 1415, and resulted in an extraordinary victory that was celebrated in … Continue reading

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Cosmonaut Keep (Engines of Light 01) by Ken MacLeod

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Matt Cairns is a 21st-century outlaw Programmer who takes on the shady jobs no one else will touch. Against his better judgment, he accepts an assignment to crack the Marshall Titov, a top-secret orbital station operated by … Continue reading

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The Book of Deacon by Joseph R. Lallo

Synopsis (from Goodreads): The tale of Myranda Celeste, a young woman orphaned by a century long war, and her chance discovery of a fallen soldier’s priceless cargo. The find will change her life, sending her on an adventure of soldiers … Continue reading

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How the White Trash Zombie Got Her Groove Back (White Trash Zombie 04) by Diana Rowland

Synopsis (from Goodreads): It’s zombie versus zombie as the Saberton Corporation declares war against the Zombie Mafia, kidnapping several of their party. It falls to Angel to lead the remnants of her gang halfway across the country to claw their … Continue reading

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Series review: King’s Blades series by Dave Duncan ( The Gilded Chain, Lord of the Fire Lands, Sky of Swords

Series info: Three books follow fates of some unwanted but rebellious boys – they found refuge and are schooled in Ironhall, only to emerge as the finest swordsmen in the realm. Still such an exclusive schooling has its price – … Continue reading

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