Frontispiece to The Prisoner of Zenda, Charles Dana Gibson
Rudolf Rassendyll (Sigh) Princess Flavia (Aaah!) Duke Michael (Grrrr!) Rupert of Hentzau (Wow but grr!)
When I picked up The Prisoner of Zenda at age 12, I was enraptured. It was a torch under the bedclothes job. When it ended I cried, partly from the […]
Carina, the heroine of the first three Roma Nova books, has an honorary title of ‘Countess Carina’ as her grandmother’s heir. As the head of the family/tribe, Aurelia is called ‘Countess Mitela’. Now why do the descendants of Romans have these titles? And how does the relationship work between the imperatrix, the ruler of Roma […]
Me and Forum Romanum
Now it’s December, I thought I’d look back to see what the most popular posts have been. Is it a competition? No, it’s a mystery!
In 2013 and 2014 combined (in traditional reverse order)
10. The Alternation of Rome – About creating an alternative timeline and how Roma Nova was […]