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by Cuchulain
Wed July 25th, 2018, 10:29 pm
Forum: Ancient
Topic: The Fall of Sparta
Replies: 19
Views: 7439

Re: The Fall of Sparta

This book (The Fox by M. N. J. Butler) has now been published on Kindle, under a British orphan works licence, price $4.50
by Cuchulain
Tue July 8th, 2014, 4:52 pm
Forum: Ancient
Topic: The Fall of Sparta
Replies: 19
Views: 7439

[quote=""annis""] Yes, M N J Butler is a puzzle, and without even a Christian name to go by, I'm stumped. [/quote] I think I have found someone who may be the author. His first name is Malcolm, and he currently lives at 20 Moorland Road, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1NH. He is Irish, although he seems to hav...
by Cuchulain
Tue July 2nd, 2013, 6:05 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: Year of the Horsetails: Reader's Favorite finallist
Replies: 1
Views: 1004

Year of the Horsetails: Reader's Favorite finalist

The reprinted historical novel The Year of the Horsetails by R. F. Tapsell has reached the finals of the Reader's Favorite Awards in the Historical Fiction category. See all the finalists at http://readersfavorite.com/2013-award-contest-winners.htm Find this book on Amazon at http://www.amazon.co.uk...
by Cuchulain
Mon May 6th, 2013, 6:45 pm
Forum: Ancient
Topic: The Trojan War
Replies: 22
Views: 10266

Has anyone read Helen by Edward Lucas White? Despite the title, it is really about Aithre. mother of Theseus, who became Helen's slave, foster-mother and companion in Troy. http://www.amazon.co.uk/HELEN-White-Edward-Lucas/dp/B0006AJI2A/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1367865617&sr=1-2&keywords=helen+...
by Cuchulain
Mon May 6th, 2013, 6:27 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: Novel The Year of the Horsetails back in print
Replies: 0
Views: 724

Novel The Year of the Horsetails back in print

The historical novel The Year of the Horsetails by R. F. Tapsell, orig inally published by Hutchison of London in 1967, has been recently reprinted by Cnposner Books and is available on Amazon.co.uk http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Year-Horsetails-3rd-1/dp/0956347541/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1367864760&sr=...
by Cuchulain
Tue April 30th, 2013, 6:12 pm
Forum: Ancient
Topic: Galdir- A Slave's Tale (Roman novel)
Replies: 0
Views: 870

Galdir- A Slave's Tale (Roman novel)

First of the Barbarian Warlord Saga by Fredrik Nath "Highly Commended" in the Yeovil Literary Prize 2011 A Roman slave with a serpent tattoo uncovers his true barbarian identity... A battle for power among Frankish warlords leads to a mass exodus across the Rhine... All the while, Marcus Aurelius' R...
by Cuchulain
Tue April 30th, 2013, 6:00 pm
Forum: Historical Fantasy
Topic: Author Kara Dalkey
Replies: 1
Views: 1398

Author Kara Dalkey

Has anyone read anything by Kara Dalkey? I have recently read her book Euryale : here is part of a review by P. J. Thompson from Amazon:- I loved this book. Set in the Ancient Roman Republic, it also harkens back to Ancient Greek myth, bringing a human story to a legendary cursed woman: Euryale, who...
by Cuchulain
Tue April 30th, 2013, 5:45 pm
Forum: Historical Fantasy
Topic: Arthurian Literature
Replies: 90
Views: 15161

I don't think anyone has mentioned The Enchantresses and The Three Damosels by Vera Chapman

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Enchantresses-V ... es+chapman
by Cuchulain
Tue April 30th, 2013, 5:38 pm
Forum: Historical Fantasy
Topic: Speculative Fiction
Replies: 11
Views: 3668

[quote=""Helen_Davis""]I certainly am! I have a series planned based on Cleopatra winning the Battle of Actium.[/quote] This one has been done before! Byzantium's Crown & sequels by Susan Schwartz http://www.amazon.co.uk/Byzantiums-Crown-Susan-Shwartz/dp/0330297899/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=136...
by Cuchulain
Tue April 30th, 2013, 5:34 pm
Forum: Historical Fantasy
Topic: Books about Norse mythology
Replies: 24
Views: 11353

How about Elizabeth Boyer's World of the Alfar series (The Sword and the Satchel,The Elves and the Otterskin, The Thrall and the Dragon's Heart etc.)?
http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Sword-Satch ... rd+satchel

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