Audiobook

Reviews of books in this format:

Eagles at War by

Another book I stumbled across and liked the description enough to give it a go. I’m also a fan of Rome so it tied into my other interests. The plot focuses on the battle of Teutoburg Forest, where an alliance of Germanic tribes ambushed and destroyed three Roman legions in 9 CE, with characters on – Read the rest of this review

Abuse of Power by

I can count the number of books I haven’t finished on one hand. This is among them. I didn’t know anything about this book before borrowing it, I went off the description. It quickly became clear that this is a thinly-veiled Republican wet dream. The protagonist is an unapologetic alpha-male, a throwback, and it wasn’t – Read the rest of this review

Cold Fall by

I should start by saying that I listened to the abridged version, which didn’t do this any favours (it doesn’t any book). It did mean this was mercifully short though. I was assuming this would be a thriller in the vein of the original Bond novels, where we delve into the world of super-villains and – Read the rest of this review

The Wise Man’s Fear by

I bought this because I found myself thinking about Kvothe long after finishing the first book. I wondered where his journey went and was eager to re-enter that world. The good news is you get to spend a lot of time there, as this is a substantial work. For all that, there doesn’t seem to – Read the rest of this review