The cover for BRITANNIA has been revealed!
The build-up to Simon’s new Cato and Macro adventure, Britannia, has well and truly begun ahead of publication this November. Set in Roman Britain, AD 52, it sees the legionaires take on the ruthless western […]Read More
Interview with the Edinburgh Book Review
With Brothers in Blood out now in paperback, Simon chats to the Edinburgh Book Review in this brilliant and insightful interview. Read the full piece online HERE, and here’s a short snippet with Simon discussing […]Read More
Brothers in Blood: out now in paperback!
The latest Cato and Macro adventure invades a bookshop near you today! Brothers in Blood is out now in paperback. AD 52 and the Roman army is on the march in the struggle to conquer […]Read More
Brothers in Blood paperback cover revealed!
With only a few weeks to go until the paperback edition of Brothers in Blood is released, we are delighted to be able to reveal the striking new cover! The paperback is published on March […]Read More
Brothers in Blood: A brief introduction to the Roman Army
Have you read the latest Cato and Macro adventure, Brothers in Blood, yet? Here, Simon outlines the chain of command for the Roman Army in AD52… The Fourteenth Legion, like all legions, comprised five and […]Read More
Futurebook interview with Simon
Simon has been interviewed by Futurebook’s Porter Anderson about the new Cato and Macro mobile game. In this fascinating and insightful piece, he discusses, among many other things, the challenges of getting young people into […]Read More
Archive Historical Note: THE EAGLE AND THE WOLVES
In this note from a classic Cato and Macro adventure, The Eagle and the Wolves, Simon discusses the ongoing conflict between the Romans and Caratacus and his men… It is, perhaps, ironic that the difficulties […]Read More
Blinkbox Books Blog Q&A with Simon
With Brothers in Blood out now in hardback and ebook, Simon took part in a Q&A for the Blinkbox Books Blog. Here’s a look at one of the questions: Brothers in Blood is the thirteenth […]Read More
Gallery: the Cato and Macro game!
It’s the game everyone is talking about! Cato and Macro: The Game has made quite a splash since launching on Google Play recently, and the amazing reviews are flooding in! Have you downloaded the game […]Read More
Waterstones extract: BROTHERS IN BLOOD
In this extract, we meet Cato and Macro for the first time in their latest adventure, Brothers in Blood. For an extended version of this extract, visit the Waterstones blog… ‘Dear me, I can see […]Read More
The Roman Army Chain of Command
In this piece, first published in The Eagle and the Wolves, Simon explains the organisation of the Roman Army… The Second Legion, the ‘home’ of Macro and Cato, comprised some five and a half thousand […]Read More
Cato and Macro: The Game – available now!
Are you ready to unleash Cato and Macro on your mobile? Cato & Macro: The Game is available now on Android! And if you use iOS, keep checking back as the game will be ready […]Read More