I'm pleased to present the first entry in the "Battles of the Crusades" series by Rand Brown II. Rand will be bringing us short essays on some of the most important battles of the crusades at irregular intervals. For each battle, he plans to provide a discu...
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- The German Resistance to Hitler: Codename Valkyrie: General Friedrich Olbricht and the Plot Against Hitler, Haynes Publishing, 2009.
- The Berlin Airlift: The Blockade Breakers, The History Press, 2008.
- Women in Aviation: Sisters in Arms: British and American Women Pilots in World War II, Pen & Sword Aviation, 2006.
- King Leonidas and Queen Gorgo: a biographical novel in three parts: Leonidas of Sparta: A Boy of the Agoge, Leonidas of Sparta: A Peerless Peer, Leonidas of Sparta: A Heroic King
- Archaic Sparta: Are They Singing in Sparta? Spartan Slave, Spartan Queen, The Olympic Charioteer.
- Tales from the Languedoc during the Albigensian Crusades: A Widow's Crusade, The Disinherited, The Devil's Knight (not yet released).
- Tales from the Crusader Kingdoms: The Lion of Karpas, a novel about the Latin Kingdom of Cyprus in the early 13th Century (not yet released.)
- Biographical novel about Balian d'Ibelin, the defender of Jerusalem against Saladin. (In progress.)
- The Templar Tales: St. Louis Knight, The English Templar.
- Battle of Britain: Chasing the Wind, (published in Kindle format as: Where Eagles Never Flew.
- The Air War 1943: The Lady in the Spitfire.
- The German Resistance to Hitler: An Obsolete Honor (published in Kindle format as Hitler's Demons.)
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English Historical Fiction Authors: William Longchamp – Richard the Lion...
Whilst preparing to depart on crusade in 1189, King Richard, the Lionheart, invested the authority to act in his name in the Bishop of Ely,
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By Annie Whitehead The great magnates of Anglo-Saxon England were not poor men. Land has always been the most recognisable sign of wealth, a
The History Girls: Pets in the Middle Ages - by Ann Swinfen
If you had lived in the Middle Ages and wanted an animal companion, what would you have chosen? A good deal depended on your gender and occu
English Historical Fiction Authors: Gerald of Wales: Colourful Medieval ...
By E.M. Powell I think that most lovers of history would agree that very little beats a first-person account. There is something very specia
English Historical Fiction Authors: With a Little Help from the Saints: ...
By E.M. Powell You probably can't have failed to notice that wherever you turn at present, your senses are assailed by objects of the red, h
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Henry and Richard. "Two Princes Born Of The Same King, So Noble, And Yet...
Between Poitiers and I'Ile Bouchard and Mirebeau and Loundun and Chinon someone has dared to build a fair castle at Clairvaux, in the midst
English Historical Fiction Authors: Unearthing the Secrets of the Battle...
by Catherine Hokin “That day there was a very great conflict, which began with the rising of the sun and lasted until the tenth hour of the
English Historical Fiction Authors: Richard the Lionheart's Ordeal, Octo...
A few days before Christmas 1192, Richard the Lionheart, King of England 1189-1199, surrendered to Duke Leopold of Austria in a Vienna subur
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Yes, it's the serra, defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as 'a fabulous marine monster.' The entry in the 1527 Noble Lyfe Bestes descri
English Historical Fiction Authors: The Myth of the Good Dictator
by Anna Belfrage History has repeatedly shown us that absolute powers rarely bring out the best in a man – rather the reverse – and yet hist
English Historical Fiction Authors: Intellectual Life in Medieval Englan...
By Mark Patton In the shadow of Saint Paul's Cathedral, between the London headquarters of British Telecommunications and the American bank,