Some exciting reviews of underwater Roman ruins. First, a discovery almost 50 acres of ruins off the coast of Tunisia. The North African city of Neapolis is believed to have been submerged after a tsunami in the 4th century AD destroyed most of it, as recorded by Roman soldier and historian  Ammianus Marcellinus. The natural […]

As most of you know, I love reading news about discoveries from ancient Rome. This post collects some recent articles, as well as a short piece I wrote for Virtual FantasyCon event about using real historical detail as background colour for storytelling. First, a bit out of In Numina. I use a lot of real […]

This is promising to be a fun one. For 10 days next February, we are going to celebrate everything to do with mysteries and thrillers. There will be several events spread out and about, so I suggest you save the dates. The main web-site is here: The corresponding Facebook page is: If you’re an author or […]