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CollectionsYour library (21), Favorites (9), All collections (21)


TagsRoman (14), Legion (10), History (7), Fantasy (6), Scarrow (5), Eagle (5), Macro (5), Cato (5), Caesar (5), Historical Fantasy (4) — see all tags

MediaBook (21), Paper Book (19), Ebook (2)

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About meI live with my wife, son and daughter, and two (close approximations of) dogs in rural North Yorkshire, where my wife and I both grew up, surrounded by friends and family. A born and bred Yorkshireman with a love of the country, I cannot envisage spending my life anywhere else, though my anchor is sometimes tested as the wanderlust hits and we travel wherever I can find the breathtaking remains of the classical world. I have a love of travel and history, architecture and writing and those four interact well enough to keep me almost permanently busy.

Since leaving school and University, I have tried a great number of careers, including car sales, insurance, software engineering, computer network management, civil service and even paint ing and decorating sales. I have lived in four counties and travelled as widely as time and budget allowed and find myself finally back where I began and finally doing something I love.

Having written a number of unpublished short stories in my early days, I decided back in 2003 to try and write a full length novel. That was the start of Marius' Mules. Being a lover of Roman history, I decided to combine my love of writing and my love of classical history. Marius' Mules was followed two years later by Interregnum, my attempt to create a new fantasy story still with a heavy flavour of Rome. Since then, the success and popularity of both have inflated my head so that I can no longer comfortably fit through doors, and has spawned sequels to each work, with the fantasy trilogy complete, six volumes in the Marius' Mules series, and two books of the Ottoman Cycle quadrilogy now out.

GroupsFantasyFans, Historical Fiction


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Real nameSimon James Atkinson Turney


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Member sinceSep 15, 2009

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