What is Roman for 'Deerstalker'?
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Early exit poll suggests: 5 out of 5 Stars My version: Paperback Hodder & Stoughton 2012 Bought, thanks to doing an extra shift. Historical Fiction, Roman period 272 AD Faridun's Banner, hallowed battle standard of the Persian Empire, has fallen into Roman hands and is to be returned to the Persians as part of a historic peace treaty. … Continue reading Review: The Imperial Banner by Nick Brown
The Siege (Agent of Rome 1) by Nick Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars I am going back in time by reading this one. I was lucky enough to be sent (the latest as it was at the time) The Black Stone, which was actually number four in the series. I’d seen the name and some of … Continue reading Review: The Siege
The Black Stone (Agent of Rome 4) by Nick Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars A crack squad of undercover Intelligence officials, on a desperate, life or death, race against time mission deep in enemy territory in the southern Arabian peninsula, against a backdrop of rising insurgency… The situation now, in Yemen? The new ‘Bourne'? The new James Bond? A … Continue reading Review: The Black Stone (Agent of Rome 4)
So, this just happened. From (the pen of) the good Mr. B. and the lovely people at The Book Depository. So, here's that cardboard vs The Siege sequence in full... Can you tell I had the day off work today? Now I need to put the old thinkering cap on for what … Continue reading Ain't goin' in no box, Hannibal!
Clearly too tough to be contained by a puny padded envelope, yesterday, Agent of Rome: The Black Stone by Nick Brown landed in a welter of blood and corpses on my doormat. OK, Parcel Postie knocked politely on the door and gave it to me. But once inside the house, the book fought its way out … Continue reading Then this happened…