War of the Wolf by Bernard Cornwell is book 11 about Uhtred and the Saxon Series. #LastKingdom #histfic @historicalfiction
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War of the Wolf — Chapter 11, but still great

Bernard Cornwell’s War of the Wolf is the latest, but still not the final chapter of The Last Kingdom series. Uhtred is still riding against his enemies. He is now over sixty years old and a bit long in the tooth. Nevertheless, he’s still snatching victory from the jaws of…

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Jane Seymour the Haunted Queen is the history of Henry VIII's third Queen of England, the successor to Anne Boleyn
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Jane Seymour, The Haunted Queen -An Alison Weir favorite

Oddly, this is the first book of Weir’s I’ve ever read, although I’ve heard about her for ages. It is of course, the story of Henry VIII’s third queen, and the only one to bear him a son. Weir takes a few U-turns around the more traditional stories of Jane.…

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Rebellion — The Easter Rebellion Without Any Context

Rebellion — an Irish mini-series set during the Easter Rebellion of 1916 tells the stories from the perspective of several young women coping with the changes in their lives. Unfortunately, the characters in the drama seem to be living their lives in 2016, not 1916, and the choices they make…

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