Decadent, Desperate Sixth Century Athens Is The Setting For The Fifth Historical Thriller Featuring British Adventurer Aelric It Is 612 AD And Aelric Senator Of The Roman Empire, Fresh From A Bloodbath In Egypt Is Forced To Divert The Imperial Galley To Athens He Finds A Demoralized And Corrupt Provincial City Threatened By An Army Rud To Contain 20 Million Starving Barbarians Not To Mention An Explosive Religious Dispute, An Unexplained Corpse, And Hints Of Something Worse Than Murder He Will Have To Call Upon All His Formidable Intellect And Lethal Ingenuity To Survive His Enemies Inside And Outside The City Walls.
Sean Gabb.Richard Blake is a writer, broadcaster and teacher He lives in Kent with his wife and daughter.For Hodder Stoughton, he has written the following six historical novels Conspiracies of Rome 2008 , Terror of Constantinople 2009 , Blood of Alexandria 2010 , Sword of Damascus 2011 , Ghosts of Athens 2012 , Curse of Babylon 2013 These have been translated into Spanish, Italian, Greek, Slovak, Hungarian, Indonesian, and Chinese.In 2015, Hodder Stoughton republished all six novels in two omnibus volumes Death of Rome Saga 1 and Death of Rome Saga 2 As Sean Gabb, he has written these novels The Column of Phocas 2006 historical , The Churchill Memorandum 2011 alternate history thriller , and The Break post apocalyptic science fiction This novel was published in 2014, and nominated for the Prometheus Award, but has now been acquired by Caffeine Nights and withdrawn for republication in 2016 under the name Richard Blake A further novel, The York Deviation alternate history fantasy , is awaiting publication.He also writes for Endeavour Press His first historical novel for Endeavour, Game of Empires, was published in May 2015 His next in this series, Death in Ravenna, was published in August 2016 Hist next, Crown of Empire, will be published in April 2016 You can follow him on Facebook
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- The Ghosts of Athens (Aelric, #5)
- Richard Blake
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