Daily Archives: November 3, 2020

Encounter At Isla Uvita: Part One

Let me acquaint you with a real mystery. 2020 was a particularly terrible year in human history, and no one needs to be reminded of that. But not all of the difficult aspects of that year were recorded in time. … Continue reading

Posted in NaNoWriMo | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Blood Royal: The Wars Of The Roses: 1462-1485

Blood Royal: The Wars Of The Roses: 1462-1485, by Hugh Bicheno This is an interesting book about the War of Roses, and offers a distinctive approach that many readers will appreciate. Rather than being a military history and focusing on … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History, Military History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Erin’s Blood Royal

Erin’s Blood Royal: The Gaelic Noble Dynasties Of Ireland, by Peter Berresford Ellis This is a fascinating book for several reasons. Among the reasons is that the place of the Irish nobility within Irish society has been a contentious one, … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Blood Royal: A True Tale Of Crime And Detection In Medieval Paris

Blood Royal: A True Tale Of Crime And Detection In Medieval Paris, by Eric Jager This book is a fascinating example of crime detection in the early modern period, and a reminder that even in ages where torture was common … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment