John Maddox Roberts


Born
in Ohio, The United States
June 25, 1947

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aka Mark Ramsay

John Maddox Roberts is the author of numerous works of science fiction and fantasy, in addition to his successful historical SPQR mystery series. The first two books in the series have recently been re-released in trade paperback. He lives in New Mexico with his wife.
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Average rating: 3.91 · 19,907 ratings · 1,292 reviews · 75 distinct worksSimilar authors
The King's Gambit (SPQR, #1)

3.79 avg rating — 2,446 ratings — published 1990 — 30 editions
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The Catiline Conspiracy (SP...

3.91 avg rating — 1,303 ratings — published 1991 — 28 editions
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The Sacrilege (SPQR, #3)

4.06 avg rating — 1,064 ratings — published 1992 — 21 editions
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Saturnalia (SPQR, #5)

4.11 avg rating — 903 ratings — published 1994 — 18 editions
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The Temple of the Muses (SP...

4.07 avg rating — 904 ratings — published 1992 — 16 editions
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Murder in Tarsis (Dragonlan...

3.84 avg rating — 787 ratings — published 1996 — 13 editions
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Nobody Loves a Centurion (S...

4.14 avg rating — 836 ratings — published 1995 — 15 editions
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The Tribune's Curse (SPQR, #7)

4.12 avg rating — 729 ratings — published 1996 — 13 editions
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The River God's Vengeance (...

4.10 avg rating — 728 ratings — published 1997 — 12 editions
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A Point of Law (SPQR, #10)

4.13 avg rating — 597 ratings — published 2001 — 12 editions
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“At this time, about the only thing that was still regarded as perverted was a public display of affection toward one’s wife.”
John Maddox Roberts, The Catiline Conspiracy

“This led to a discussion of whether volcanoes were really the fires from Vulcan’s forge or some sort of natural phenomenon, like storms and floods. I was of the latter opinion, because Vulcan is reputed to be the greatest of smiths and I doubt he would let his fires get out of control.”
John Maddox Roberts, Under Vesuvius

“One wouldn't want to consult with foreign snakes.”
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