Brook Allen

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Brook Allen has a passion for ancient history—especially 1st century BC Rome. Her current work is a trilogy on the life of Marcus Antonius—Marc Antony, which she has worked on for the past fourteen years. The first installment, Antonius: Son of Rome was published in March 2019. It follows Antony as a young man, from the age of eleven, when his father died in disgrace, until he’s twenty-seven and finally meets Cleopatra for the first time. Book two, Antonius: Second in Command, will be published this fall and will detail Antony’s rise to power alongside the notorious Julius Caesar.

In researching the Antonius Trilogy, Brook’s travels have led her to Italy, Egypt, Greece, and even Turkey to explore the places where Antony once lived, fought,
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Brook Allen After all of this research for Antonius: Son of Rome, it would be amazing to "visit" Republican Rome for just a day. However, I would want to be invis…moreAfter all of this research for Antonius: Son of Rome, it would be amazing to "visit" Republican Rome for just a day. However, I would want to be invisible. Women didn't often have it easy in those days, so just showing up cold-turkey wouldn't even be safe. I'd also want to be certain I could return.(less)
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Brook Allen Fellow author, Linnea Tanner wrote a lovely review on my book, Antonius: Son of Rome, then wanted to interview me. The kindness authors share to one another is just one of the mind-blowing things about being a writer. Love my author friends!

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