Vivid characters, devious plotting and buckets of gore are enhanced by his unfamiliar choice of period. Nasty, fun and educational. (Daily Telegraph)
He knows how to deliver a fast-paced story and his grasp of the period is impressively detailed. (Mail on Sunday)
A rollicking and raunchy read . . . Anyone who enjoys their history with large dollops of action, sex, intrigue and, above all, fun will absolutely love this novel. (Historical Novels Review)
The best historical novel I've ever read. (L. Neil Smith on Conspiracies of Rome: Death of Rome Saga Book One)
The second in the brilliant new trilogy set in the dying days of the Roman Empire, introducing the most interesting anti-hero since Flashman.