Hanging out with US Army, Air Force, Navy or law enforcement types can get very expensive if you don’t have one of these in your pocket. They’re bar coins. If you’re at a bar and someone produces their unit bar coin and you can’t match it with one of your own, the drinks are on you, sucker.Read More
It happened on February 20, 2014, on a railway trestle way down in Wayne County, South Georgia, USA. A train ploughed into a film crew shooting a scene on railroad tracks for a biopic about Greg Allman of the iconic band the Allman Brothers. Sarah Jones, a 27-year-old camera assistant, was struck and killed by the locomotive. The film’s director, Randall Miller, was subsequently charged with criminal trespass and involuntary manslaughter.
I can’t remember doing this podcast, which is a concern. I was either drunk or have Alzheimers. I do hope I haven’t slagged anyone off. Unless it’s one of the top three – Hitler, Stalin, Trump…
It’s prophetic, right? The legion marches off into the desert never to be seen again, and maybe ends up fighting in China. And then I go and write a trilogy about this lost legion and the second book just, like, disappears…. Wow, it’s a plot for something else entirely, perhaps. Author writes novel only to have it swallowed by the mists of time. How can a book just, you know, vanish?
Marcus Licinius Crassus’s lust for gold and glory was legendary. What became of his army is myth.
In Crassus the tyrant, Rufinius the soldier, Appius the historian, Mena the hag and Lucia the Golden Whore, David Rollins brings to life a mystery that has plagued historians for centuries. Field of Mars coverThe only constant in this world is Mars, the god of war, and who he will favour is anyone’s guess.
Special Agent Vin Cooper is feeling reckless, so he volunteers for the dumbest and most dangerous job going: personal security operations in Afghanistan protecting bent politicians. But when his principal is killed in a suicide bomb attack, Cooper is reassigned to a cushy job nursing a couple of needy African-American entertainers putting on a show for US military advisors at a secret base in Rwanda…
When the US Attaché to Turkey, Colonel Emmet Portman, is found butchered in his Istanbul residence, Special Agents Vin Cooper and Anna Masters are sent to investigate. Within days of their arrival, Portman’s associates begin to die gruesomely. There’s a serial killer at large.