Dennis D. McDonald (ddmcd@ddmcd.com) consults from Alexandria Virginia. His services include writing & research, proposal development, and project management. Follow him on Google+. He publishes on CTOvision.com and aNewDomain and volunteers with the Alexandria Film Festival. He is also on Linkedin. To subscribe to emailed updates about additions to this web site click here.

Conn Iggulden's EMPEROR: THE GODS OF WAR

This novel of Julius Caesar, Pompey, Cicero, and Cleopatra goes over familiar ground but with unique insights and interpretations. It suffers from pedestrian writing and a lack of color & imagery; no “rosy fingers of dawn” here.

 

Arturo Pérez-Reverte's THE NAUTICAL CHART

Patrick O'Brian's DESOLATION ISLAND

Patrick O'Brian's DESOLATION ISLAND