2nd Century

The Everlasting

By Katy Simpson Smith - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Andiamo a Roma! We’ll visit the Eternal City four times in Katy Simpson Smith’s brilliant new novel The Everlasting, set in ...Read Review

The Peregrine’s Odyssey: Burnt Offerings – A Novel of Early Christianity

By Michael Kleinfall - Published 2019

Genres:

Inspirational

During the first 20 years of the 2nd century AD, Gaius Segusiavus Peregrinus is torque-bearer of the Gallic clan based near Lugdunum (Lyon, France). ...Read Review

A Prisoner of Privilege (A Libertus Mystery of Roman Britain)

By Rosemary Rowe - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 194 AD, following civil war, Septimius Severus is proclaimed Emperor of the Roman Empire, but Pescennius Niger is still contending for the throne. ...Read Review

Brigantia (Vindolanda)

By Adrian Goldsworthy - Published 2019

Genres:

Military

Britannia, AD 100. Flavius Ferox is a centurion charged with keeping the peace on Britannia’s frontier with the barbarian tribes of the North. ...Read Review

Commodus (The Damned Emperors)

By Simon Turney - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

My all-time favourite kind of historical novel is the kind where I learn about a real person I know very little about, and ...Read Review

The Scorpion’s Strike (Empire series)

By Anthony Riches - Published 2019

Genres:

Military

AD 186. The Scorpion’s Strike continues the story of Marcus Aquila’s fight for justice for himself and his family. Fresh from their ...Read Review

Arrius: Volume III, Enemy of Rome

By Preston Holtry - Published 2019

Genres:

Military

This third novel in the Arrius trilogy finds the Romans expanding northwards into Scotland from Hadrian’s Wall. Arrius, once a career Roman ...Read Review

ARRIUS Volume 2: Legacy

By Preston Holtry - Published 2018

Genres:

Military

This second volume of the Arrius saga follows the pattern of Volume 1. Arrius is now military commander of an outpost of Rome in ...Read Review

The Encircling Sea

By Adrian Goldsworthy - Published 2018

Genres:

Military

The Encircling Sea sees the return of Goldsworthy’s loveable rogue Flavius Ferox to the northern frontier of Roman Britain in 100 AD. Roughly ...Read Review

Memento Mori

By Ruth Downie - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Ruso, a Roman army medic living a life of bucolic domesticity with the family of his British wife, receives a desperate plea from ...Read Review

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