Tag Archives: SPQR

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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