A source of fabulous power in the heart of an enemy's kingdom.
Nick Brown grew up in Norfolk and later studied history at the University of Sussex. In 2000 he embarked on a PGCE course at the University of Exeter and began a career as a teacher of humanities and English. Having taught in England and Poland, he has recently returned to his home town, Norwich. The Black Stone of Emesa is the fourth volume of the Agent of Rome series.
Praise for AGENT OF ROME: THE IMPERIAL BANNER:'The Imperial Banner is Roman adventure at its best... brutal action leavened by a cynical brand of military humour, history, mystery, romance and an almost tangible sense of cohesion and camaraderie amongst Cassius and his cohorts. It's a formula that works well in so Brown's capable hands... Cassius's next assignment can't come too soon!' - Lancashire Evening PostIf you love Scarrow, adore Iggulden and of course admire Scott, then make sure you add Brown to your list. Great stuff. - Falcata TimesPraise for AGENT OF ROME: THE SIEGE:'A masterful debut from a new author completely at home in this era' - Manda ScottOnce the action kicks off you won't be able to put it down. - Anthony Riches, author of the Empire seriesPerfect pace, vivid combat sequences and superb characterisation - Lancashire Evening PostBrown promises to be one of the most exciting sword-wielding writers in an ever-popular arena. - The Oxford TimesA thrilling and fascinating coming-of-age adventure - Book GazetteNick Brown has the craft of storytelling at his fingertips ... The Siege is a fast-paced and satisfying read - Russell Whitfield, author of Gladiatrix