all right

Occasionally adding corroborative details to add verisimilitude to otherwise bald and unconvincing,
but veridicous accounts
with careful attention, indefatigable assiduity, and nice discrimination.

Some Books Bought in 2019

(An incomplete list.)

David W. Anthony, The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World.
Desmond Bagley, The Enemy.
Bradley J. Birzer, J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sanctifying Myth: Understanding Middle-Earth.
Ernle Bradford, Hannibal;
 ———, The Mighty Hood;
 ———, The Story of the Mary Rose.
Gary Corby, The Ionia Sanction;
 ———, Pericles Commission.
Edmund Crispin, Beware of the Trains;
 ———, The Glimpses of the Moon.
A.A. Fair, Bachelors Get Lonely;
 ———, Spill the Jackpot.
C.S. Forester, The Nightmare.
Vince Flynn, Protect and Defend.
Dick Francis, Comeback;
 ———, Decider & High Stakes;
 ———, Driving Force.
Dick Francis & Felix Francis, Crossfire;
 ———, Silks.
Erle Stanley Gardner, The Case of the Green-Eyed Sister;
 ———, The Case of the Horrified Heirs & [as A.A. Fair,] Up for Grabs;
 ———, The Case of the Mythical Monkeys.
Robert Graves, Occupation: Writer;
 ———, The Siege and Fall of Troy.
Homer, The Iliad (trans. Robert Fitzgerald);
 ———, The Iliad (trans. Richmond Lattimore);
 ———, The Odyssey (trans. Robert Fitzgerald);
 ———, The Odyssey (trans. T.E. Lawrence);
 ———, The Odyssey (trans. Barry B. Powell).
Hammond Innes, The Strange Land.
Michael Innes, The New Sonia Wayward.
Donald James, Walking the Shadows
Faye Kellerman, Blindman’s Bluff;
 ———, The Ritual Bath;
 ———, Straight Into Darkness.
Andrew Klavan, Andrew Klavan Omnibus: True Crime [&] Man and Wife;
 ———, The Great Good Thing: A Secular Jew Comes to Faith in Christ.
Mercedes Lackey (ed.), Changing the World;
 ———, Closer to the Chest;
 ———, Closer to the Heart;
 ——— (ed.), Crossroads;
 ——— (ed.), Crucible;
 ———, Eye Spy;
 ——— (ed.), Finding the Way;
 ———, The Hills Have Spies;
 ———, The Last Herald-Mage: A Valdemar Omnibus;
 ——— (ed.), Moving Targets;
 ——— (ed.), No True Way: All-New Tales of Valdemar;
 ——— (ed.), Pathways;
 ——— (ed.), Sun in Glory and Other Tales of Valdemar;
 ———, Tarma and Kethry: The Oathbound[;] Oathbreakers[;] Oathblood;
 ——— (ed.), Tempest: All-New Tales of Valdemar;
 ———, Trio of Sorcery;
 ——— (ed.), Under the Vale;
 ——— (ed.), Sword of Ice and Other Tales of Valdemar.
Gordon Landsborough, The Battle of the River Plate.
Barry B. Longyear, The Enemy Papers.
Barry B. Longyear & David Gerrold, Enemy Mine.
J.E. Macdonnell, Abandon Ship!;
 ———, And the Heavens Spoke;
 ———, Attack!;
 ———, Away Boarders!;
 ———, Battle Fire;
 ———, Battle Hymn;
 ———, Behemoth;
 ———, The Betrayal;
 ———, The Big Wind;
 ———, Bilgewater or Meet the Navy!;
 ———, The Blind Eye;
 ———, The Brave Men;
 ———, Broadsides;
 ———, The Brood of the Eagle;
 ———, The Buffer;
 ———, The Captain;
 ———, Chain of Violence;
 ———, The Challenge;
 ———, Circle of Fire;
 ———, Clear for Action;
 ———, Collision Course;
 ———, Combat Assignment;
 ———, Confirmed in Command;
 ———, The Convert;
 ———, Conflict;
 ———, Convoy;
 ———, Course to Intercept;
 ———, The Coxswain;
 ———, Damn the Torpedoes;
 ———, Decision;
 ———, Dit Spinner;
 ———, Doctor Defiant;
 ———, Down the Throat;
 ———, The Duel;
 ———, The First Lieutenant;
 ———, Find and Destroy;
 ———, Fire Storm;
 ———, First Command;
 ———, The First Lieutenant;
 ———, Flashpoint;
 ———, Fleet Destroyer;
 ———, Flotilla Leader;

 ———, Fog Blind;
 ———, Foul Ground;
 ———, Full Fathom Five;

 ———, The Gun;
 ———, Guns for God;
 ———, Hell Ship;

 ———, The Jaws of Hell;
 ———, Killer Group;
 ———, Killer Ship;

  ———, The Last Stand;
 ———, The Long Haul;
 ———, The Misfit;

 ———, The Mistake;
 ———, Mutiny!;
 ———, Not Under Command;

 ———, Not Wanted on the Voyage;
 ———, Petty Officer Brady;

 ———, Point of Departure;
 ———, Repel Boarders;
 ———, Rat Island;

 ———, The Rocky;
 ———, Sabotage;
 ———, Sainsbury V.C.;
 ———, Standing into Danger;
 ———, The Surgeon;

 ———, Target Battleship;
 ———, Torpedo Junction;
 ———, U-Boat;

 ———, Valiant Mission;
 ———, Wall of Fire;

 ———, Whispering Death;
 ———, White Death;
 ———, Wings off the Sea;
 ———, The Worst Enemy.
Alistair MacLean, The Dark Crusader.
James Macnell, Captain Mettle V.C.;
 ———, Mettle Dives Deep.
Steve Martini, The Attorney.
Andre Norton & Mercedes Lackey, Elvenbane;
 ———, Elvenblood;
 ———, Elvenborn.
James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge, The Quickie.
Barry B. Powell, Homer.

Alexander Solzhenitsyn, The Love-Girl and the Innocent (trans. Nicholas Bethell & David Burg).
Robert Louis Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Tales of Terror.
Rex Stout, Some Buried Caesar.

Josephine Tey, The Expensive Halo;
 ———, The Man in the Queue.
Arthur W. Upfield, The New Shoe.
P.G. Wodehouse, Cocktail Time;
 ———, Much Obliged, Jeeves;
 ———, The Parrot and Other Poems.

John Wynnum, No Boats to Burn.


some books bought in 2018;
some books bought in 2017;
some books bought in 2016;
some books bought in 2015;
some books bought in 2014;
some books bought in 2013;

some books bought in 2012.

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