Tag Archives: John Maddox Roberts

My Top Books of 2014

So, this was blatantly stolen from Alice at Reading Rambo, who stole it from Emily at As the Crowe Flies (and Reads). Although, I only answered the questions I felt like answering, and I waited until weeks into 2015 to do so, because you … Continue reading

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Another Roman Book Review: Medicus

In Medicus: A Novel of the Roman Empire Ruth Downie uses the tensions between Roman army and British locals to create a believable historical setting and a page-turning mystery Roman army medic Gaius Petrius Ruso is just trying to keep … Continue reading

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MYS ROB and MYS WIS

After reading Finished Business, I wanted some more ancient Rome, so I picked up Parthian Shot from the library. In actual hardcover, because the Chapel Hill library doesn’t quite have the ebook collection that NYPL has. Across from MYS WIS, … Continue reading

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The History of Rome

IT WAS THE WORST YEAR IN the history of Rome. Well, perhaps it wasn’t quite that bad. — Opening line of John Maddox Roberts’ SPQR VIII: The River God’s Vengeance (The SPQR Roman Mysteries) This whole series is great, but … Continue reading

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