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Review: The Drums of War by Michael Ward

  Details: The Drums of War by Michael Ward Publisher: Published: August 2022 Genre: Historical fiction/ historical mystery Series: yes, book three of The Thomas Tallant Mysteries The Reviewer thanks author Michael Ward for sending me a copy of his book in exchange for an honest review. My Review: Thomas Tallant returns in this third installment of the Thomas Tallant Mystery series, The Drums of War by Michael Ward. I have read all three and enjoyed them immensely. Thomas is a spice merchant with a penchant for investigative trouble. He loves Elizabeth, a most unusual young woman, a pipe smoking, intellectual who loves to exercise her brain. In this installment, London is preparing for war with King Charles who has fled the city. Parliamentary forces are training for war and Thomas joins one of the train bands. Meanwhile, Elizabeth is investigating a series of jewel thefts that plague the city. Thomas, known for his sleuthing, is asked to find a shipment of gunpowder that is bound

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