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Winter, 1361: Edward III has finally agreed a treaty with the captive French King, John II. In return for his freedom, John has ceded vast tracts of territory to the English. But the mercenary bands and belligerent lords will not give up their hard-won spoils to honour a defeated king's promises.

As he battles to enforce Edward's claim, Thomas Blackstone, once again, will face the might of the French army on the field. But this time there will be no English army at his back.

©2017 David Gilman (P)2018 W.F. Howes Ltd

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Yet another Glorious Gilman story

Master of War takes us once more alongside one of the greatest fighting men to ever grace paper. Thomas Blackstone is as fearsome as he is loyal and his men, all amazing characters too, are always ready to fight next to him.
David Gilman has the rare ability of being able to tell the story at a fast pace, while describing characters in detail, endearing you to Blackstone and his band of brothers... and he always educates the reader.
The Master of War series is a true historical fiction classic, and I have loved every single page .
So if you are looking for great books full of action and history, I would recommend any and all of Gilman's books.

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This amazing series continues

Once again the story of Blackstone does not fail to impress.

Superb story telling by Gilman, with rich colourful characters that take you on a journey with Blackstone cleverly and brilliantly narrated by Mace.

Highly recommend this book along with all the others in the series- can’t wait for the next one.

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Another great telling

I have been totally engaged by the story telling of David Gillian and the tale of Thomas Blackstone. I have spent many hours listening to all of Gilman's books several times over as I learn more each time of listening

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Another brilliant read

Another brilliant read/ listen I am already chafing for the next instalment as soon as possible please

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Continued excitement

I have never got fed up or disappointed with any of these Master of War books.
A brilliant hero great story line .
Wonderfully read.

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Marvellous stuff

Once again David Gilman draws a marvellous picture of war and adventure, couldn’t put it down

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I've listened to each of the...

...5 books back to back so far. I fortunately have the 6th waiting but sadly it's the last available. Easily the most enjoyable series I've ever listened to, and I count over 800 books on audible. The character is easy to like along with his men, and the author beautifully describes a man who above all values honour, loyalty and his friends...

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great listen

really enjoyed this one rest that came before were good aswell good story line easy to listen to

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  • 22-07-20

Please stop the fighting and start a story

I'm half way in, and all I feel I have listened to is details of fighting..... It's really tedious. Something is missing - either an underlying story or a sense of humour in the narration - I can't tell what's missing, but this book is boring without it. (I should add, that this is my first Master of War book)

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brilliant series of 5 books

If it couldn't get any better! totally captivating to the end. An excellent story, well read and thrilling, well worth a listen to anyone interested in historical novels.

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  • 24-10-20

Master of War

The master of war series has been fantastic. I have thoroughly enjoyed every one of these books. The way the last one ended, I hope there will be more. Great story line. Fantastic main character as well as Other on going characters throughout the series. Recommend to anyone that enjoys books during the medieval period and war. Awesome!

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  • 15-03-18

Wow what a great book

This book was awsome and Colin mace was awsome to. Highly recommend can’t wait for the next one