Vince Flynn – American Assassin

Two decades after the Cold War, Islamic terrorism is in the rise, and CIA Operations Director Thomas Stansfield forms a new group of clandestine operatives – men who do not exist – to meet this burgeoning threat abroad before it reaches America’s shores. Stansfield’s protégée, Irene Kennedy, finds the ideal candidate in the wake of the Pan Am Lockerbie terrorist attack.

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Bernard Cornwell – War of the Wolf

The story starts about 2 years after Æthelflæd’s death. There is now only one King, Edward, who tries to unite what will become England. But he is sick and the question of his succession is up. Will it be Æthelstan, his first born son whom some folks regard as illegitimate? Or will it be Ælfweard, Edward’s second son whose grandfather is one of the most powerful men among the Saxons?

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S. Jae-Jones – Shadowsong

To be honest I kind of feared that this book would be a long and desperate love story. But I loved the first book, so I had to read this one too. And – lucky me – it is not what I feared! It is a love story, in a way, but not only romantic but also about family-love and about the love of music.

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Bernard Cornwell – Azincourt

Expectations before reading Here comes another book by Bernard Cornwell. Since Bernard Cornwell is among my favorite authors, of course I expect a great book. A great historical novel with some great battle (or battles), to be precise. This is what I expect from every Bernard Cornwell novel. I like…

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