When it comes to Roman Historical Fiction, Nick Brown is the man! In The Flames of Cyzicus: A Cassius Corbulo short story we catch up with Corbulo who has received a promotion and has a lot going on. His responsibility is to prepare for a visit from a Legion of Rome.
Cassius thinks this should be a pretty simple assignment until in one night several granaries go up in flames. While this isn’t a major problem at first, things escalate and Cassius knows he has to get to the bottom of this and quickly.
Using his former training, he begins to delve into what is going on. He talks to the locals and eventually his path leads to Vulcan, the Roman God of Fire. What comes next is the really good stuff…and no I’m not spoiling it for you!
Nick Brown is a must read and I love it that he gave us this little story in between the big ones! You won’t be disappointed! Grab them all and have a great weekend meeting Mr. Brown and the magic he does so well.