Category Archives: Roman Fiction

SJA Turney Day

To celebrate the release of SJA Turney’s latest book, Praetorian I am dedicating the blog to to all things Roman. Praetorian tells the story of a young and inexperienced legionary, Rufinus. During a battle in the Germanic wars he inadvertently … Continue reading

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The Black Stone by Nick Brown.

For Imperial agent, Cassius Corbulo the last three months have been something of a holiday, While Bostra was hardly a Rome or Antioch it was still a pleasant posting and his duties were hardly taxing .  The arrival of his … Continue reading

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Hannibal: Clouds of War by Ben Kane

The fields of Cannae run with the blood of 60,000 Roman soldiers, the Carthaginian General Hannibal has smashed the two consular armies sent against him and the path to Rome itself is open.  For the young Carthaginian officer, Hanno the … Continue reading

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Sword of Rome by Douglas Jackson

The Tyrant is dead. The Emperor Nero, after his bloody excesses has been declared an outlaw by the senate. Not wishing to be taken alive, he takes his own life thus ending the Julio/Claudian line. With his death comes anarchy … Continue reading

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The Blood of the Gods by Conn Iggulden

Rome, the Ides of March and Julius Caesar is dead, stabbed to death by his friends and colleagues in the very city he had dominated for so long. For the killers, the elation of bringing down a tyrant is quickly … Continue reading

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The Imperial Banner by Nick Brown

After years of war, Rome is finally ready to sign a historic peace treaty with the Persian Empire. Before signing the treaty the Persian’s are demanding the return of Faridun’s Banner, their ancient battle standard that has fallen into Rome’s … Continue reading

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Rome: The Art of War by M.C. Scott

It is AD69 and the year of the three emperors but Vitellius sits uneasily on his throne. Disliked by the people of Rome, it is only his army and the ruthlessness of his brother, Lucius that is keeping him on … Continue reading

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