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Conspiracies of Rome

(2008)
(The first book in the Aelric series)
A novel by

 
 
609 AD. Rome is torn apart by war, plague and internal power struggles between the Emperor, the aristocracy and the Church. Into this morass stumbles the young and handsome Aelric. His father was murdered, his inheritance stolen. Forcibly separated from the woman he loves, he is determined to win back all that he has lost. Through his naivety and ambition, he unwittingly becomes involved in a heretical plot that will lead to fraud, murder and high treason. Introducing the most compelling anti-hero since Flashman, Conspiracies of Rome is the first in a searingly sharp trilogy that takes you to one of the darkest and most dramatic periods of history.

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"It's simply the best historical novel I've ever read . . . It's a very great deal better than any of the ancent Roman detective novels I've seen." - L Neil Smith


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Used availability for Richard Blake's Conspiracies of Rome

Hardback Editions

January 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: Conspiracies of Rome
Author(s): Richard Blake
ISBN: 0-340-95112-5 / 978-0-340-95112-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Paperback Editions

January 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Conspiracies of Rome
Author(s): Richard Blake
ISBN: 0-340-95113-3 / 978-0-340-95113-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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February 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Conspiracies of Rome (Death of Rome Saga Book One)
Author(s): Richard Blake
ISBN: 0-340-95118-4 / 978-0-340-95118-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Kindle Editions

December 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Conspiracies of Rome (Death of Rome Saga Book One)
Author(s): Richard Blake
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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December 2009 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Conspiracies of Rome (Death of Rome Saga Book One)
Author(s): Richard Blake
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU