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The Crusade of Darkness

This is an intense, dark, mediaeval mystery, set in turbulent 13th Century Italy. Giulio Leoni makes Dante Aligheri the central character who travels as Florence’s ambassador to Rome, but who rapidly becomes embroiled in investigating a series of murdered and … Continue reading

Monday, April 30, 2012 in Reviews

Wahoo Rhapsody

Very enjoyable Hiaasen-style romp Continue reading

Saturday, April 28, 2012 in Reviews


A new science fiction tale which bears comparison with the old masters Continue reading

Sunday, April 22, 2012 in Reviews

Deep Six

Rip-roaring yarn, but also an interesting period piece Continue reading

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 in Reviews

The Templar Salvation

A Rip-Roaring Romp, with Cutting Questions on Christianity Continue reading

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 in Reviews

The Eden Legacy

Cracking yarn, even if slightly derivative Continue reading

Friday, April 29, 2011 in Reviews


A great thriller, which probes uncomfortable ideas at the boundaries of science and religion Continue reading

Saturday, April 23, 2011 in Reviews


Murky murder mysteries and complex catholic conspiracies Continue reading

The Nemesis List

Covers light years, but goes nowhere Continue reading

Sunday, April 17, 2011 in Reviews


Ripping Yarn, but Dodgy Details Continue reading

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 in Reviews


Dodgy Dons Done to Death in Troubled Tudor Times Continue reading

Sunday, April 18, 2010 in Reviews

City of the Sun

Well written, but uninspiring Continue reading

Tuesday, April 28, 2009 in Reviews