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Four books by bestselling historical author George Shipway to be reprinted
by CnPosner Books
Four historical novels by the renowned author George Shipway are
to be republished later this year:-
The Paladin and The Wolf Time, telling the
story of Walter Tirel, supposed killer of King William Rufus
Warrior in Bronze
and King in Splendour, telling the story of the mythical King Agamemnon of Mycenae
books have been out of print since the 1970s. The Paladin is a bestseller, as are Shipway's other books Imperial
Governor and Knight in Anarchy.
Praise for The Paladin;-
‘George Shipway’s progress as an historical novelist has established
him in the enviable position of matching such masters of the genre as Harrison Ainsworth. No sloppy romantic make-believe;
instead, Mr Shipway creates a vivid, definitive adventure story of the period.’ Sunday Telegraph
is a rattling good yarn in the form of a historical novel. George Shipway tells the life story of Walter Tirel, the supposed
assassin of William Rufus (William II of England). Does that sound dry and daunting as a subject? It is certainly neither
in this racy, spirited chronicle...he writes in a workable idiom...He tells his tale briskly and the details of life in castle
and countryside are animated and evocative.’ Evening Standard
for Warrior in Bronze:-
“A natural writer with superlative powers” Sunday
“Splendidly successful…the details are distinct and convincing,
the motivations skilfully developed, the action exciting” Northern Echo
the late C. S. Forester as a descriptive writer” Evening Standard
The Year of the Horsetails Wins Gold in Dan Poynter's Ebook
The recently reprinted historical novel The Year of the Horsetails by R. F. Tapsell has won gold
in the Dan Poynter's Ebook Awards 2014 in Historical Literature Fiction- Medieval."Intensely
exciting. An inspiration.” Harry
Sidebottom endorses novel Year of the Horsetails.
Harry Sidebottom, author of the bestselling
Warrior of Rome series, has made the following comment on the recently reprinted novel The Year of the Horsetails.
“Set in an unusual time
and place, The Year of the Horsetails creates an exotic, fully imagined world combined with universal themes. Intensely
exciting. An inspiration.” He earlier included the following remark in an appendix to Warrior
of Rome: The Wolves of the North:-
"While editing this
novel, I chanced upon a novel I read as a child. Re-reading The Year of the Horsetails by R. F. Tapsell (1967), I
realized where my interest in nomadic warfare began and, with Bardiya - Tapsell’s siege-engineer, outsider hero - something
of the origins of Ballista. Tapsell was a superb historical novelist, and some enterprising publisher should put his works
back in print for a new generation. "
New Glossary for The Year of the Horsetails available
A Glossary of names and terms for the novel The Year of the
Horsetails by R. F. Tapsell is now available FREE on this site. It has also been included in the latest edition of the
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Year of the Horsetails reaches final of Reader's Favorite Awards
novel The Year of the Horsetails by R. F. Tapsell has reached the final of the Reader's Favorite book Awards
in the Historical Fiction category. Find it at
See the finalist sticker below.
"an exceptional literary and historical feat....well-loved,
classic historical novel" IP Review of The Year of the Horsetails
The novel The
Year of the Horsetails has received a glowing review from the professional review site IP Book Reviewers. Read the full
Year of the Horsetails Kindle version available
reprinted historical novel The Year of the Horsetails is now available in Kindle from Amazon: only $1.18.
It can also
be purchased from this site for only $0.49.
The paperback version is now on sale from this site for $4.95 (free postage
within UK) or from Amazon.co.uk from 1.95 GBP plus postage.
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Year of the Horsetails paperback available on Ebay and Abebooks!
The long-lost historical novel The Year of the Horsetails by R. F. Tapsell has now
been reprinted and is available for sale on Ebay and Abebooks from £4.95.
It should shortly also be available on
of historical novel Year of the Horsetails available on Wattpad!
A Free excerpt of
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Year of the Horsetails cover
art completed and approved!
cover art for the new edition of the classic historical novel The Year of the Horsetails is finally complete and
has been approved by the author's estate. A scan of it has been appended below.
Year of the Horsetails map completed and approved!
The map to be included in the new edition of the classic historical novel The Year of the Horsetails
is finally complete and has been approved by the author's estate. A scan of it has been appended below.
A FREE Kindle
version of the map is available on request by e-mail from email@example.com
"An undiscovered masterpiece of historical
historical novel Year of the Horsetails to be reprinted in early 2013!
The long-forgotten novel The Year of the Horsetails by R. F. Tapsell, about a clash between
steppe nomads and sedentary Slavs between 500 and 1200 A. D. is to be reprinted by CNPosner books in early 2013. It has received
rave reviews on Google and Goodreads.
The Goodreads blurb reads as follows:-
Bardiya is a soldier
in the armies of the Kagan (warleader) but he is from a minority people, the Saka. When a village is threatened with destruction
his loyalties change and helps teach his new people how to defend themselves against a vastly superior enemy.
"An undiscovered masterpiece of historical fiction. " Google Books
Read full review here
read more reviews on Goodreads
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The paranormal romance novel Mark of Eternity by Missy Fleming, concerning a modern
American woman recalling her past life as an Egyptian princess, is to be published this year in a revised and expanded UK/
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and has earned a gold medal on the Authonomy social networking site.
Novel Green Bronze Mirror: E-book
editions OUT NOW on Amazon and Smashwords!
An electronic Kindle edition of the YA Roman
time travel novel The Green Bronze Mirror by Lynne Ellison is now available from Amazon price £1.71. An e-book edition
is also on sale at http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/22239 for only $1.49. A summary of the book is given below.
is playing on the beach when she finds an ancient mirror buried in the sand. She looks into it, and is transported back
in time to the Roman empire. Finding herself a slave, she faces many hair-raising adventures in her struggle to return to
her own time.
This Long-lost work of young adult Roman fantasy/ historical fiction in the great tradition of Rosemary Sutcliff, first published in 1966 by the leading publisher Blackie & Son, and out of print for over 40
years, has been reprinted in a new paperback edition with BRAND-NEW illustrations by Philip Smiley. The book is NOW available
from this site: also from Ebay and Amazon.
FREE extract on social networking site- The
Green Bronze Mirror By Lynne Ellison
A FREE extract
of the novel The Green Bronze Mirror by Lynne Ellison is now available on the social networking site Authonomy at
Ellison's account of the writing of her novel
The Green Bronze Mirror
Lynne Ellison tells how she wrote this book on her website http://www.filedby.com/author/lynne_ellison/3820272/
Corrrected version now out!- The Green Bronze
Mirror By Lynne Ellison
Owing to the number of complaints about the errors in the 2009
printing of the novel The Green Bronze Mirror by Lynne Ellison, Cnposner Books has issued a new printing of this
book which should have eliminated most of these errors. This printing can now be purchased from this site, as well as from
Ebay and Amazon. The earlier version will also be avilable at reduced cost.
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