Anthony Riches holds a degree in Military Studies from Manchester University. He began writing the story that would become the first novel in the Empire series, Wounds of Honour, after visiting Housesteads Roman fort in 1996. Married with three grown up children, he now lives in Suffolk. He is also the writer of the 'Protector' thriller series. www.anthonyriches.comwww.twitter.com/AnthonyRiches
This is fast-paced and gripping "read-through-the-night" fiction,
with marvellous characters and occasional moments of dark humour.
Some authors are better historians than they are storytellers.
Anthony Riches is brilliant at both. * Conn Iggulden *
Stands head and shoulders above a crowded field . . . . real, live characters act out their battles on the northern borders with an accuracy of detail and depth of raw emotion that is a rare combination. * Manda Scott *