Review: The Black Stone (Agent of Rome 4)

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 […]

Review: Sword of Rome

Sword of Rome by Douglas Jackson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Set in same period – AD68/69 – as Henry Venmore-Rowland’s The Sword and the Throne and Robert Fabbri’s Vespasian series, Sword of Rome might be the fourth installment in Douglas Jackson’s series about Gaius Valerius Verrens, but it shows no sign of slacking in pace […]

Review: The Sword and the Throne

The Sword and the Throne by Henry Venmore-Rowland My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you haven’t read Henry Venmore-Rowland’s  previous novel The Last Caesar you really should have. However, it’s not vital, you’ll soon get totally caught up in this wonderful book all on its own. Chances are, if you know anything of ‘The Year of The […]