The Annals of Ancient Rome
A bite-size Roman mystery
By Paul Doherty
Paul Doherty's writes a bite-size mystery of ghosts and death in his spine-chilling Roman tale, The Annals of Ancient Rome. Includes tasters from Paul Doherty's other Roman titles including Murder Imperial, The Song of the Gladiator, The Queen of the Night and Murder's Immortal Mask.
Under a full moon, three warriors tell their tale of ghosts, mystery and death...
The Annals of Ancient Rome features a new, exclusive short story from the master historian, Paul Doherty. Perfect for fans of Lindsey Davis and Steven Saylor. Includes tasters from Paul Doherty's other Roman titles including Murder Imperial, The Song of the Gladiator, The Queen of the Night and Murder's Immortal Mask.
Under the full moon, a fire blazes to ward off the evil dead, and the spirits of four old warriors have come to tell their ghost story. It is a tale of battle, of death, and of Carinus the Thracian gladiator and his enemy, the Emperor Domitian, whose souls wander the streets of Rome... both for good and for evil.
What readers are saying about Paul Doherty:
'It's short, it's dark, it's gory'
'Paul Doherty is a synonym for quality and entertainment'
Paul Doherty was born in Middlesbrough. He studied History at Liverpool and Oxford Universities and obtained a doctorate for his thesis on Edward II and Queen Isabella. He is now headmaster of a school in north-east London and lives with his family in Essex.
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07 Apr 2016
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Praise for Paul Doherty: Teems with colour, energy and spills — Time Out
Deliciously suspenseful, gorgeously written and atmospheric — Historical Novels Review
Supremely evocative, scrupulously researched — Publishers Weekly
If you want to know whodunnit in ancient times, Doherty is your man — Good Book Guide
A masterpiece of murder and mystery — Northern Echo
Doherty's scholarly historical knowledge lays a firm foundation for his ingenious plots, and adds greatly to the enjoyment of the novel — Yorkshire Evening Post