Books by Jack Whyte

Jack Whyte was born and raised in Scotland, and educated in England and France. He migrated to Canada from the UK, in 1967, as a teacher of High School English, but he only taught for a year before starting to work as a professional singer, musician, acto


STANDARD OF HONOR by Jack Whyte
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 27, 2007

"Middle-of-the-adventure story told in sturdy, serviceable prose."
The Templar Trilogy (Knights of the Black and White, 2006) continues as Europe's most powerful knights follow Richard the Lionheart on his crusade against the armies of Saladin. Read full book review >
THE SORCEROR by Jack Whyte
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 1999

"Jump in here, now that Arthur's in motion, and you can always go back to earlier volumes if this look at the legend's subtext grabs you."
Volume VI of the Arthurian saga The Camulod Chronicles follows hard upon the previous installment, The Fort at River's Bend (p. 256). Read full book review >
THE FORT AT RIVER'S BEND by Jack Whyte
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 22, 1999

"Whyte has a grand time bolting his story together—though at this rate, grinding as slowly as the mills of the gods, he may have to FedEx his final volumes from the beyond."
Scots-born Whyte continues the saga of King Arthur over two mid- centuries of the first millennium. Read full book review >
Released: June 25, 1998

Fourth volume in the Camulod Chronicles, Scots-born Whyte's reinvention of the Arthurian saga, begun with The Skystone (1996) and the discovery of a new metal with which to forge Excalibur, The Singing Sword (1996, not reviewed) and—200 years later—The Eagle's Brood (1997), in which the Roman occupation of fifth-century Britain hears the first chords of its death knell. Read full book review >
THE EAGLE'S BROOD by Jack Whyte
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"With plenty of hacking and stabbing, pontifications, dogged sex, and a few anachronistic mind-sets: another dipperful from the fertile Arthurian well, sans magic but brimful of action."
In the author's The Skystone (1996), set in the last years of the Roman occupation of fifth-century Britain, the sword Excalibur was forged, presaging the reign of King Arthur years later. Read full book review >
THE SKYSTONE by Jack Whyte
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"Beyond the entertaining anachronisms, a busy, boyish saga, inventive and good-hearted."
A first US publication for Canadian poet and filmmaker Whyte: an earnestly heroic tale set at the turn of the fifth century a.d., during the twilight of the Roman occupation of Britain. Read full book review >