2nd Century

Total War Rome: Destroy Carthage

By David Gibbins - Published 2014

Genres:

Military

Carthago delenda est, Carthage must be destroyed. These words resound throughout this novel of Scipio Aemilianus, adopted grandson of the famous Scipio Africanus ...Read Review

Lady of the Eternal City

By Kate Quinn - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Kate Quinn’s masterful talents in portraying the ancient world have culminated in this fourth and final installment of the Empress of Rome ...Read Review

Empire: The Emperor’s Knives

By Anthony Riches - Published 2014

Genres:

Military

The Emperor’s Knives is the latest in Anthony Riches’ Empire series, set in AD 184. It takes the hero of the saga, Marcus ...Read Review

The Inner Sea: A Novel of the Year 100

By Zane Kotker - Published 2014

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Imagine yourself back in the world of Europe and the Middle East in the year 100. Jesus Christ has been crucified, the Temple of ...Read Review

Tabula Rasa: A Crime Novel of the Roman Empire (The Medicus Series)

By Ruth Downie - Published 2014Published 2014-10-09

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

From the first book in Ruth Downie’s Gaius Ruso series, I fell in love with the gruff but good-hearted Roman medical officer ...Read Review

The Mark of the Horse Lord

By Rosemary Sutcliff - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is a well-constructed story with a pleasing sense of inevitability. It’s set in and around Hadrian’s Wall at the time ...Read Review

Dead Romans

By David J. Cord - Published 2013

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Dead Romans opens in 2nd-century Ephesus, where the shepherd boy Daphnis is faced with the mysterious death of his flock. As his sheep ...Read Review

The Eagle’s Vengeance (Empire VI)

By Anthony Riches - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Bloody; Graphic; Intense. These are just some of the words that could describe this new addition to Anthony Riches’ Empire series. It is ...Read Review

Dark Omens

By Rosemary Rowe - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Roman Britain, Libertus gets a visit to his mosaic workshop from Genialis, a citizen from a nearby village, who wants a rush ...Read Review

Empire: The Wolf’s Gold

By Anthony Riches - Published 2012

Genres:

Military

The Wolf’s Gold is the latest instalment in Anthony Riches’ highly successful Empire series that follows the soldier-hero, Marcus Aquila, across the ...Read Review