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Compelling story based around the Trojan War

Advantages: Historical fantasy at its best
Disadvantages: None!

Although it is not immediately obvious, this is the second book in a trilogy about the Trojan War. It follows on from “Lord of the Silver Bow”. David Gemmell is one of the earlier fantasy writers, and his historical fantasy is amazing. *** The Main ...

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Review of Troy: Shield of Thunder - David Gemmell

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War Comes To Troy

Advantages: Superb Gripping Story
Disadvantages: The Wait For The Third Novel

Shield of Thunder is the second in the Troy Trilogy being written and released by classic Fantasy writer David Gemmell. Gemmell has a great history of writing fantasy books and with this series he's brought the idea of swords and sorcery to a famous ta ...

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Review of Troy: Shield of Thunder - David Gemmell

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A great second book

Advantages: High Excitement
Disadvantages: Can't put it down

This novel is a follow up to Lord of the Silver Bow and is set at a time when the war of Troy is looming and all of the Kings are congregating each with their own plans for conquest. Shield of Thunder returns the reader back to the time of Ancient Greece, ...

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The complete Chronicles of Conan

Advantages: A great introduction to Conan
Disadvantages: Can be hard to find the paperbeck editions

...Having been an avid reader and collector of all things Conan I was delighted to find this book. I thought the presentation was excellent i.e. the black cover with gold lettering. The size and weight of the book gives a value for money feel. Any fan/col ...

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Review of The complete chronicles of Conan: Centenary edition - Robert E. Howard

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Continuing saga

Advantages: Same characters, same superb writing
Disadvantages: None

...hardly believe it, but have finally managed to track down the second book - I know I could buy them, but I’m being cheap! ;) As I said, this is the second book in the trilogy by Stephen Lawhead (the first being The Iron Lance), and it is just ...

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Review of The Black Rood - Steve Lawhead

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