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Death This Day

Nick Brown

8 Reviews

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Fiction, Thriller / suspense

A suspenseful and action-packed short story from an exciting new voice in Roman historical fiction

265 AD. In the blazing desert wastes of Roman Syria death is never far away.

Following a vicious battle between his squad of legionaries and a band of brigands, Oppius Rufus Serenus finds himself at the mercy of enemy warriors hell-bent on revenge, with only his dagger and his wits to defend himself...

From Agent of Rome author Nick Brown, a thrilling short story featuring a character from The Siege.

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Praise for Death This Day

  • Praise for AGENT OF ROME: THE SIEGE - :

  • Agent of Rome is a masterful debut from a new author completely at home in this era; the writing is deft, the action swift and bloody and the characters believable and engaging. I look forward greatly to the next one. - Manda Scott

  • Once the action kicks off you won't be able to put it down. - Anthony Riches, author of the Empire series

  • 'Brown's intelligent and exhilarating story excels in its perfect pace, vivid combat sequences and superb characterisation. The Siege delivers a thrilling coming-of-age adventure with an unlikely but likeable hero whose exploits are set to win an army of fans' - Lancashire Evening Post

  • 'Brown promises to be one of the most exciting sword-wielding writers in an ever-popular arena. In this, his debut, his principal is a 19-year-old fresh-faced officer commanding 100 men in defence of a Syrian stronghold against a vastly superior force. There are echoes of Beau Geste in this death-or-glory stand.' - The Oxford Times

  • 'The Siege is an excellent debut novel and delivers a thrilling and fascinating coming-of-age adventure' - Book Gazette

  • 'Nick Brown has the craft of storytelling at his fingertips ... The Siege is a fast-paced and satisfying read' - Russell Whitfield, author of Gladiatrix

  • Praise for AGENT OF ROME: THE SIEGE - :

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Nick Brown

Nick Brown grew up in Norfolk and later studied history at the University of Sussex. In 2000 he embarked on a PCGE course at the University of Exeter and began a career as a teacher of English and humanities. Having taught in England and Poland he now lives in his home town, Norwich. The Emperor's Silver is the fifth volume of the Agent of Rome series.

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