John Fullerton – Q&A

Spy Dragon by John Fullerton was published by Burning Chair on 29 May 2021. John kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Spy Dragon. It’s the second in an espionage trilogy featuring a young spook, Richard Brodick. In the first, ‘Spy Game’, he works a ‘contract labourer’ for British…

Balancing the Books – September 2022

So that’s September over and done with. It was, to say the least, a slightly strange month. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, it’s a tad trying living through history as it happens. It would be nice to just take live in the time that skips the chapters in the future history…

Discipline is Destiny by Ryan Holiday – extract

Ryan Holiday’s latest book, Discipline is Destiny, was published by Profile Books on 27 September 2022. Today I have an extract from the book to share. Slow Down . . . to Go Faster Octavian was just eighteen years old when he was named Julius Caesar’s heir. At nineteen, at the Forum to Rome’s elite,…