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Simon Turney, born in Ripon, UK, is an English historical novelist with releases centered around Antiquity and Roman Times, the Knights Templar, and the early Ottoman Empire, writing often under the pseudonym SJA Turney. Biography Simon worked in a variety of fields before returning to university to complete an honours degree in classical history through the Open University In his spare time, he wrote the first Marius Mules novel, a tale based upon the Gallic Wars of Julius Caesar, and with it enjoyed initial self-published success before moving into mainstream releases. A former Re-enactor with the Deva Victrix Roman group in Chester, Simon is also a Roman historian and public speaker on the classical world, with a biography of the general Gnaeus Julius Agricola due for release in 2021. Now, with in excess of 40 novels, Simon is a prolific author, spanning such genres as historical fantasy, historical mysteries and historical biography, as well as releasing novels both independently and through publishers like Canelo and Orion Publishing Group. Simon writes full-time and is represented by MMB Literary Agency. He lives with his wife, children, rabbits and dog in rural North Yorkshire. Bibliography Series as "S J A Turney" Marius' Mules The Conquest of Gaul aka The Invasion of Gaul (2009) The Belgae (2010) Gallia Invicta (2011) Conspiracy of Eagles (2012) Hades' Gate (2013) Caesar's Vow (2014) Prelude to War (2014) The Great Revolt (2014) Sons of Taranis (2015) Pax Gallica (2016) Fields of Mars (2017) Tides of War (2018) Sands of Egypt (2019) Civil War (2020)Tales of the Empire Emperor's Bane (2016)Interregnum (2009) Ironroot (2010) Dark Empress (2011) Insurgency (2016) Invasion (2017) Jade Empire (2017)Ottoman Cycle The Thief's Tale (2013) The Priest's Tale (2013) The Assassin's Tale (2014) The Pasha's Tale (2015)Praetorian The Great Game (2015) The Price of Treason (2015) Eagles of Dacia (2017) Lions of Rome (2019) The Cleansing Fire (2020) Blades of Antioch (2021)Roman Adventure Crocodile Legion (2016) Pirate Legion (2017)Knights Templar Daughter of War (2018) The Last Emir (2018) City of God (2019) The Winter Knight (2019) The Crescent and the Cross (2020)Series as "Simon Turney" Damned Emperors Caligula (2018) Commodus (2019)Rise of Emperors (with Gordon Doherty) Sons of Rome (2020) Masters of Rome (2021)Novels A Year of Ravens (2015) (with Ruth Downie, Stephanie Dray, E Knight, Kate Quinn, Vicky Alvear Shecter and Russell Whitfield) A Song of War (2016) (with Christian Cameron, Libbie Hawker, Kate Quinn, Vicky Alvear Shecter, Stephanie Thornton and Russell Whitfield)References External links Author's official website. Discover the S J A Turney popular books. Find the top 100 most popular S J A Turney books.

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The Priest's Tale book summary, reviews and downlod

The Priest's Tale

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Blood and adventure on the Mediterranean battlefield.Crete, 1492: After a sojourn on a Venetian-controlled island, Skiouros has learned everything he needs to know for his true q...

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The Assassin's Tale

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The Old World. the world of sin. The world of death.Italy, 1493: As the inquisition takes hold in Spain and the Vatican seethes under the rule of the Borgias, Skiouros finally se...

The Winter Knight book summary, reviews and downlod

The Winter Knight

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A murder in a far off castle. A deadly struggle to survive… An intense and gripping Medieval thriller.In the depths of winter at an ancient German castle, high up in the mounta...

Emperor's Bane book summary, reviews and downlod

Emperor's Bane

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From barbarian slavery to conquest and treachery For centuries, the Khmar have eked out a nomadic existence on the fringes of civilisation. Tenzhin is only a boy when his tribe strikes...

Marius' Mules XIV: The Last Battle book summary, reviews and downlod

Marius' Mules XIV: The Last Battle

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The war in Africa is over and the rebel cause hangs by a thread. With opposition to Caesar now led by Labienus and by Pompey’s sons in Hispania, Caesar is one step from ending the civil wa...

A Song of War book summary, reviews and downlod

A Song of War

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Troy: city of gold, gatekeeper of the east, haven of the god-born and the lucky, a city destined to last a thousand years. But the Fates have other plans—the Fates, and a woman named ...

Invasion book summary, reviews and downlod

Invasion

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For the glory of Empire!At the Empire’s northern edge lies Alba: strange, savage, unconquerable. Twenty years ago this rain-sodden island defeated a huge Imperial army.

A Year of Ravens: a novel of Boudica's Rebellion book summary, reviews and downlod

A Year of Ravens: a novel of Boudica's Rebellion

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Britannia: land of mist and magic clinging to the western edge of the Roman Empire. A red-haired queen named Boudica led her people in a desperate rebellion against the might of Rome, an epi...

Tales of the Empire Omnibus book summary, reviews and downlod

Tales of the Empire Omnibus

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The bestselling historical fantasy series, now collected in a special omnibus edition.Epic military campaigns, the strong bonds of brothers in arms and the struggle for justice i...

Marius' Mules III: Gallia Invicta book summary, reviews and downlod

Marius' Mules III: Gallia Invicta

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It is 56bc. As Fronto and his friends winter in Rome and Caesar in Illyricum, trouble is brewing in the north. The tribes of Armorica, driven to desperate action by the harsh rule of Crassus...

Marius' Mules XIII: Civil War book summary, reviews and downlod

Marius' Mules XIII: Civil War

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46 BC. Pompey is dead, Egypt is settled, and Rome is controlled by the loyal Marcus Antonius. As the new year looms, Rome’s greatest general and dictator Julius Caesar moves precipitously ...

The Thief's Tale book summary, reviews and downlod

The Thief's Tale

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In the first of an extraordinary series from bestseller S.J.A. Turney, the fate of Empire hangs in the balance… Istanbul, 1481:  The once great city of Constantine,...

Ironroot book summary, reviews and downlod

Ironroot

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In the riveting second instalment of a new and epic historical fantasy series, an Imperial captain must confront an ancient treachery... Lucius Varro, a captain in the Fourth Ar...

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Marius' Mules IV: Conspiracy of Eagles

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55BC and Caesar's army gathers in the north of Gaul, preparing to drive invading Germanic peoples from Gaul and to traverse the dangerous northern ocean bringing punishment to the tribes of ...

The Crescent and the Cross book summary, reviews and downlod

The Crescent and the Cross

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An epic battle of the Reconquista; a personal struggle to survive; a fight for glory. War is brewing, and the Pope has summoned a crusade. The nations of Christendom are rallying to fi...

Marius' Mules VIII: Sons of Taranis book summary, reviews and downlod

Marius' Mules VIII: Sons of Taranis

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51 BC. In the aftermath of the dreadful siege of Alesia the tribes of Gaul lie broken and sparse, and yet the fires of rebellion still burn in the hearts of a few. As Caesar and his army con...

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The Pasha's Tale

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Plots, murder and a return to Istanbul form an epic conclusion to S.J.A. Turney’s Ottoman Cycle.Five years since Skiouros left the city of Constantine, he has come to understan...

Jade Empire book summary, reviews and downlod

Jade Empire

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Can the Empire survive its most awesome challenge yet?Aram of the Inda, a scattered people, has seen his lands pillaged, his sons taken and his empire crushed by the all-p...

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The Last Emir

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Risk everything... fight to the last.The relics of Christendom have been plundered during the long Moorish conquest of the Iberian peninsula. Newly minted Templar Sergeant...

Daughter of War book summary, reviews and downlod

Daughter of War

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An extraordinary, breathless story of the Knights Templar, seen from the bloody inside Europe is aflame. On the Iberian Peninsula the wars of the Reconquista rage across Aragon and Cas...

City of God book summary, reviews and downlod

City of God

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Journey to the heart of an empire: a jaw-dropping historical adventure from master storyteller S.J.A. Turney.Arnau de Vallbona and his fellow Templar Brother Ramon ...

The Bear of Byzantium book summary, reviews and downlod

The Bear of Byzantium

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The wolves of Odin sail to the centre of the world: Constantinople.AD 1041. After successfully avenging the death of his father, Halfdan and the crew of the Sea Wolf seek ...

Blood Feud book summary, reviews and downlod

Blood Feud

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The wolves of Odin have been unleashed: the hunt has begun. Anno Domini 1040. Christianity has swept unstoppably across Scandinavia, leaving few enclaves of the old ways clinging on to...

Marius' Mules XI: Tides of War book summary, reviews and downlod

Marius' Mules XI: Tides of War

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It is 48 BC and Caesar is master of Rome, but Pompey is at large in the huge recruiting grounds of the east with a core of powerful officers, nominally representing the senate in absentia. A...

Marius' Mules V: Hades' Gate book summary, reviews and downlod

Marius' Mules V: Hades' Gate

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54bc. As tensions build in Gaul and the druids manoeuvre the tribes towards general rebellion, Priscus and the diminishing senior staff of Caesar's army prepare to return to Britannia, this ...

Vengeance book summary, reviews and downlod

Vengeance

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A remote, snow-bound fort high in the mountains of northern Britannia. A criminal, a caretaker garrison, a collection of misfit civilians. A revenge of colossal proportions. A bad day for Ae...

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L'imperatore dannato

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37 d.C. l’imperatore sta morendo. Nessuno sa quanto tempo gli resti da vivere, ma la lotta per il potere è già cominciata. Quando Tiberio, sempre più debole, investe Caligola del titolo...

Marius' Mules II: The Belgae book summary, reviews and downlod

Marius' Mules II: The Belgae

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57BC. The fearsome Belgae have gathered a great army to oppose Rome, and Fronto and the legions assemble once more to take Caesar's war against the most dangerous tribes in the northern worl...

Deva Tales book summary, reviews and downlod

Deva Tales

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A restive province, a troublesome official, a city on the brink of disaster.89 AD. Britannia is peaceful under the protection of three legions and the rule of the emperor Domitia...

Marius' Mules X: Fields of Mars book summary, reviews and downlod

Marius' Mules X: Fields of Mars

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The war in Gaul is over, but the fight for Rome is only just beginning. Denied his consulship by the senate and nearing the end of his term as governor, Caesar waits at Ravenna with one legi...

Marius' Mules: The Invasion of Gaul book summary, reviews and downlod

Marius' Mules: The Invasion of Gaul

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It is 58 BC and the mighty Tenth Legion, camped in Northern Italy, prepare for the arrival of the most notorious general in Roman history: Julius Caesar.Marcus Falerius Fronto, c...

Καλιγούλας book summary, reviews and downlod

Καλιγούλας

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Όλοι ξέρουν το όνομά του. Όλοι νομίζουν ότι ξέρουν την ιστορία του. Ρώμη, 37 μ.Χ. Ο αυτοκράτορας είναι στα ...

Marius' Mules: Prelude to War book summary, reviews and downlod

Marius' Mules: Prelude to War

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It is the winter of 53/52BC and while Caesar struggles with the chaos of a failing republic and recruits troops in Aquileia, Gaul's freedom fighters emerge, with a desire for Roman blood.

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Marius' Mules XII: Sands of Egypt

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Winter, 48 BC. Caesar and his small force are trapped in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. Caught up in the dynastic struggles of the House of Ptolemy, the consul has sided with the clever an...

Marius' Mules VII: The Great Revolt book summary, reviews and downlod

Marius' Mules VII: The Great Revolt

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The pieces are in place. After many months of clandestine organisation, Vercingetorix, backed by the druids and leading an army of rebellious tribes, is ready to make his first moves towards...

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Insurgency

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A forbidden love. A daring escape. A gathering storm. Forty years have passed since the Empire was restored. Emperor Kiva the Golden, his wife Jala Parishid, and his broth...

L'ultimo pretoriano book summary, reviews and downlod

L'ultimo pretoriano

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Il destino dell’Impero è nelle mani di un uomo Un autore da oltre 1 milione di copie vendute Un grande romanzo storico Dal fragore della battaglia ai s...

Dark Empress book summary, reviews and downlod

Dark Empress

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When stranded on the fringe of a crumbling Empire, how do you defend what really matters?A time of trials, war and terror is coming to the desert city of M’Dahz, the Empire’s...

Bear and the Wolf book summary, reviews and downlod

Bear and the Wolf

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A short story of love and danger on the empire's most hostile frontier.Senna, a native Briton married to a Roman auxiliary, accidentally uncovers a dreadful plan by the rebelliou...

Marius' Mules VI: Caesar's Vow book summary, reviews and downlod

Marius' Mules VI: Caesar's Vow

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It is the eve of destruction.Gaul seethes and bucks more than ever in revolt against the Roman invader, with even Caesar's allies beginning to question their loyalty. A conspiracy of D...

Marius' Mules IX: Pax Gallica book summary, reviews and downlod

Marius' Mules IX: Pax Gallica

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It is 50BC and Caesar winters with his legions in the north, all Gaul conquered but a triumphant return to Rome denied him by the senate who seek his blood. Yet unrest stirs in unknown lands...

Interregnum book summary, reviews and downlod

Interregnum

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The Empire has fallen. The Empire must rise.For twenty years civil war has torn the Empire apart; the Imperial line extinguished after the mad Emperor Quintus was burned i...

The Last Crusade book summary, reviews and downlod

The Last Crusade

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The unforgettable finale to S.J.A. Turney’s epic Knights Templar series.As Arnau and his battle-weary Templars head home from battle, they face a new, insidious challeng...

Best Seller S J A Turney Audio Books of December 2021

Daughter of War (Knights Templar) (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Daughter of War (Knights Templar) (Unabridged)

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Europe is aflame. On the Iberian Peninsula the wars of the Reconquista rage across Aragon and Castile. Once again, the Moors are gaining the upper hand. Christendom is divided. 

Daughter of War MP3 Audiobook

Daughter of War

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A legend is born... An extraordinary story of the Knights Templar. On the Iberian Peninsula the wars of the Reconquista rage across Aragon and Castile. Once again, the Moors are gaining the ...

The Cleansing Fire: Praetorian series, Book 5 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

The Cleansing Fire: Praetorian series, Book 5 (Unabridged)

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The villain Cleander has fallen, his wickedness gone from the imperial court, but his influence lives on. Amongst the Praetorians, a network of spies, killers and thieves remain, clawing on ...

Eagles of Dacia: Praetorian, Book 3 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Eagles of Dacia: Praetorian, Book 3 (Unabridged)

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At the mercy of the scheming Imperial Chamberlain, Cleander, Rufinus is dispatched to Dacia, a land of untamed beauty at the edge of the Roman world, with orders to investigate the two legio...

The Great Game: Praetorian, Book 1 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

The Great Game: Praetorian, Book 1 (Unabridged)

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Promoted to the elite Praetorian Guard in the thick of battle, a young legionary is thrust into a seedy world of imperial politics and corruption. Tasked with uncovering a plot against the n...

The Price of Treason: Praetorian Series, Book 2 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

The Price of Treason: Praetorian Series, Book 2 (Unabridged)

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Two years have passed since the emperor's loyal Praetorian guardsman Gnaeus Marcius Rustius Rufinus foiled Lucilla's great assassination plot. Plagued by the ghosts of his past, Rufinus has ...

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