He was born in to an English father and an Irish mother. He attended St. His English was refined at the University of London. For seven years, he was an English teacher at Haydon School where he later became the head of English department. He let go of the teaching career and wrote his first novel, The Gates of Rome.
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He was born in to an English father and an Irish mother. He attended St. His English was refined at the University of London. For seven years, he was an English teacher at Haydon School where he later became the head of English department. He let go of the teaching career and wrote his first novel, The Gates of Rome. Currently, he lives in Hertfordshire, England. He is married and is a father of four. He has also written poems and short novels.
He has written amazing Book Series such as Conqueror. It a masterpiece pf historical fiction where readers are taken on a thrilling journey through ancient Rome. The seething passion, dark intrigues and slaves are all brought together in this realm. A new empire is being raised at the Italian peninsula. During this time, two boys, at the City of Rome are transforming to men whose ambitions are nothing but glory, battles and serving the greatest empire in the world.
The other is an adopted child who is cunning and strong. His love for his adoptive family and brother will be the most powerful force in his life. At North Africa, a group of roman legionaries turn their eyes and hopes to their leader, Julius Caesar. They are after a band of pirates who swore to kidnap Caesar for ransom.
As Caesar is exacting his revenge and becomes a legend in regions far away from home, his friend Marcus Brutus is fighting different kinds of battles. He rises to power once a dictator is assassinated. Earlier, these two men were best friends bonded by the same ideas and lust for beautiful women. Now they will be re-united by a shockwave from the North where a gladiator, Spartacus is building an army of slaves. The field of Swords The time for Julius Caesar to indulge in treacherous political battles has come.
His great courage to face slave rebellion, love for a beautiful older woman and the sword of his loyal friend, Marcus Brutus has strengthened him. Once his rank is promoted, he is able to do what no other leaders of his era did. He crushes down the rebellion hence bringing order to the city. The Gods of War It is 53 B.
C and Julius Caesar is leading battle-hardened legions across Rubicon River and this puts Rome at risk. They are just from winning a battle in Gaul. Even Pompey, the war architect, is forced to flee the city due to this surprise attack. The armies of Rome are forced to fight against each other lead by two greatest generals the empire has ever had. Julius will be closing on to his destiny which will be determined by two things; his best friend Marcus Brutus and Cleopatra, an Egyptian queen who will bear his son… The Blood of Gods This is the last book in this series.
Here, Julius Caesar has been assassinated and a bloody revenge from a mourning nation is bound to be executed. He was killed by one of his most trusted allies.
The Conqueror Series Genghis: Birth of an Empire Temujin, the son of Khan, was raised in a clan of hunters who migrated across the rugged lands. His childhood was shaped by a series of brutal acts including the betrayal of his father by a neighboring tribe. He was left to die alone on the harsh plains by his family. Fortunately, Temujin survived and since then he was driven by only one thing; survival.
Kill or be killed. He conquered all enemies who attacked him. Genghis: Lords of the Bow It focuses on a mighty Mongol conqueror and Genghis Khan tries to unify an entire continent under his rule… A Mongol warrior, surrounded by his sons, brothers and tribesmen came from over the horizon winning each and every battle.
His legend together with his ambition grew and ranks of his horsemen swelled. Now under Genghis Khan, they unite and go against a common enemy, the mighty slumbering walled empire of the Chin. Bones of the Hills The boy who was abandoned by his tribe in the wilderness has now grown into one of the most powerful and feared leader in history.
Genghis Khan has gone after tribes fighting against each other and unified them to exist under his rule. United, they battle against their oldest enemies. However, this is just the beginning of struggle for Khan.
He sends off emissaries who end up dead after immense torture. His trade routes are faced with violent rebellion. Khan: Empire of Silver Genghis Khan is dead, but his legend and legacy have not yet left the plains. Ogedai, his son, has built a white city on a great plain which becomes the capital of a new nation.
During this time, new enemies are coming together to find out which Genghis has the strength of a Khan. Conqueror This is the last book in this series. It tells the story of Kublai Khan who is an extraordinary man worthy of remembrance alongside Julius Caesar, Napoleon Bonaparte and Alexander the Great. He is the greatest conqueror of all time. We recently conducted a poll among visitors and the Memory Man series was voted the 8th most favourite series by all readers.
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An excellent series to get you through the cold months. More details. However there is a lot more to Blake than just that series. He has written some of the best sci-fi books there is such as Dark Matter and Recursion. More Details. Did You Know… In her mid thirties Enid Blyton went through some crisis in her life which included the death of her father. This troubled her emotionally and she began to show signs of instability.
She started post marital affairs and in divorced her husband to marry Kenneth Fraser, a man she had met while she was still with her first husband. However she remained in her second marriage for the rest of her life.
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Full Summary[ edit ] Julius and Marcus grow up as close as brothers, forming a deep and long-lasting friendship. Renius prepares them for a life in the legions serving the Republic. As the boys grow up, both start coveting the attention of Alexandria, a slave on their home estate. In order to survive in the complex and ever-shifting world of Roman politics, Gaius casts his lot in with his uncle Marius , who agrees to take both Gaius and Marcus under his wing. Marius is a Consul and one of the two most powerful men in Rome, the other being his great rival Sulla. After Marius secures a Triumph for his legion Primigenia "the First-Born" through the streets of Rome , Marcus uses a recommendation from Marius to gain a position in a legion guarding the Roman province of Macedon. Meanwhile, in Rome, Gaius accompanies Marius on his Triumph before being confirmed as a Senator in his own right.
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