Month: February 2015

The Little-Known Richmont Castle – A Violent History?

The Little-Known Richmont Castle – A Violent History?

I stumbled across this beauty on a walk in the gorgeous Mendips, in a village called East Harptree (known as Estharpetre, Harpestre. Arpetream, Harpetreu in historical documents). The name Richmont itself could be a reference to 'rich mountain' or 'mound' as this area was rich in lead and calamine mining and water coursing.  The land … Continue reading The Little-Known Richmont Castle – A Violent History?


My Guest Author Louis Spirito

I am revisiting this review after finding this lovely interview on Stephanie’s blog with the author. It really is a fab book 🙂

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I’d liked to welcome Louis Spirito to talk about his writing. Louis is lifelong dog lover and recovering ‘angry guy’, Louis Spirito lives in Malibu, California with his wife, Eugenie, the love of his life, and their rescue Pit Bull, Tanner. Lou has written for magazines and newspapers including The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, Men’s Fitness, Woof Magazine, Black Belt and Bride’s Magazine. As a screenwriter, he’s sold material to Alliance-Atlantis, Triumph Pictures and Universal Studios, and his work has been honored by WorldFest Houston, The Nuyorican Poets Café, Writer’s Digest, and the Nicholl Fellowship Competition.  His memoir, Gimme Shelter, was awarded a B.R.A.G. Medallion for Nonfiction.

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Why do you write?

I write to entertain myself. Often that means remembering and refashioning personal experiences and events through the lens of time. I get a kick out of playing with words and ideas, and seeing what results. Even when I’m…

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My Latest Review – more than just the battle of 1066

Read my latest review on 1066: What Fates Impose.  A real solid read that gives so much more than the events of 1066. Two free giveaways if you comment on the The Review Blog: Or the The Review Blog Facebook Page: And the Amazon Link: