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Inspired by Simon Scarrow

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HevRob
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Inspired by Simon Scarrow

Post by HevRob » Sat June 22nd, 2013, 9:07 pm

Hi Everyone, I love The Eagle series by Simon Scarrow and have been inspired to write my own historical fiction novel set in Roman Britain.

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Post by kodiakblair » Sun June 23rd, 2013, 10:17 pm

Good to hear that. I kind of felt Scarrow's books went down hill after they left Britain. What version of Roman Britain do you have in mind though. I've yet to find a decent book written from the British side.

Good luck either way.

Cheers K.B

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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Mon June 24th, 2013, 7:43 am

Welcome to the forum and good luck with your writing.

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Post by Madeleine » Mon June 24th, 2013, 10:03 am

Hello and welcome to the forum, good luck with your book.
Currently reading: "Longstone" by L J Ross

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Post by fljustice » Mon June 24th, 2013, 3:04 pm

Welcome to the forum and best of luck with your writing!
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Thank you...

Post by HevRob » Tue June 25th, 2013, 6:14 pm

Thank you for the welcome messages! :)

Kodiakblair - I'm happy to follow Scarrow's Macro and Cato characters round the World; I enjoy his pace of writing. My own is written a little from both perspectives, mainly Roman I guess, although you've just sparked a seed for the next...

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Post by Carla » Thu August 8th, 2013, 6:52 pm

Hello and welcome! I liked the first few Macro/Cato novels but haven't read the others yet.
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Post by parthianbow » Thu August 8th, 2013, 7:30 pm

Hello, and welcome! Best of luck with your writing.

@kodiakblair: How about Manda Scott's Boudica novels? They're extremely well-regarded.
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Post by HevRob » Sun October 6th, 2013, 7:13 pm

[quote=""parthianbow""]Hello, and welcome! Best of luck with your writing.

@kodiakblair: How about Manda Scott's Boudica novels? They're extremely well-regarded.[/quote]

Thanks (belatedly) for the welcome. And thanks also for Fabiola, Parthianbow, she's a great character :-)

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Post by HevRob » Sun October 6th, 2013, 7:18 pm

[quote=""Carla""]Hello and welcome! I liked the first few Macro/Cato novels but haven't read the others yet.[/quote]

Thank you (belatedly) for the welcome message Carla. I find it difficult to pick a favourite from the Macro/Cato Eagle series, but The Eagle's Prey and The Eagle's Prophecy are high on the list.

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