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James Mace developed his passion for history at a young age and has made Ancient Rome a life's study. He penned the initial draft of his first novel, "Soldier of Rome: The Legionary", as a cathartic means of escapism while serving with the U.S. Army in Iraq. He spent a career as a Soldier, and in 2011 left his full-time position with the Army National Guard to devote himself to writing.

His well received series, "Soldier of Rome - The Artorian Chronicles", is a perennial best-seller in ancient history on Amazon. With his other favourite period in history being the British Empire, his writing has branched into the Napoleonic Wars. He is currently working on a new trilogy about the Roman-Jewish War of 66 to 73 A.D., along with a side project a...more


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Soldier of Rome: The Legion...
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Soldier of Rome: The Sacrov...
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I Stood With Wellington
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As a veteran and senior NCO with twenty years in the military, I can attest that Messick’s story sounds all-too-familiar. What impressed me right off is at no time does she come across as wallowing in self-pity, while seeking sympathy from others. Th...more
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James Mace voted for Marching With Caesar - Rise of Augustus as Best Historical Fiction in the Opening Round of the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards.
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“Only remember this: to seek justice is a good and noble thing, to seek revenge out of hatred is something that wiil devour your very soul.”
James Mace, Soldier of Rome: The Legionary: Book One of the Artorian Chronicles

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