Peter Darman

Biography

I was raised in Grantham, Lincolnshire and attended the King's Grammar School after passing the Eleven Plus exam. In the latter I clearly remember writing an essay on Oliver Cromwell – my first piece of military writing.

Then came a BA in history and international relations at Nottingham followed by a Master of Philosophy course at the University of York. The subject was the generalship and cavalry of Prince Rupert of the Rhine, my boyhood hero, during the English Civil War. The year I spent researching and writing at York, Oxford and at the British Library in London was a truly wonderful time.
I moved to London and eventually joined a small publishing company as an editor. Thus began my writing career.

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Books

Companions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 179,950. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This, the fifth volume in the ‘Parthian Chronicles’ series, is set in the time between ‘Parthian Dawn’ and ‘Parthian Vengeance’. It tells the story of Pacorus and a band of companions who embark on a mission to rescue one who was left behind in Italy after the Spartacus slave revolt. The quest will lead them to the city of Ephesus where gladiatorial games are being held.
Army of the Wolf
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 185,660. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
This, the second volume of the Crusader Chronicles, continues the story of Conrad Wolff and the Baltic Crusade in the first quarter of the thirteenth century. Conrad has won great fame by killing the pagan leader Lembit in battle and so when Livonia is in great peril, he is ordered to raise an army to defeat the enemies of the Bishop of Riga. This ragtag force becomes the Army of the Wolf.
The Sword Brothers
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Price: $5.44 USD. Words: 301,000. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
This, the first volume in the Baltic Crusader Chronicles, tells the story of Conrad Wolff and the crusade during the first years of the thirteenth century. Conrad’s fate is soon entwined with that of the Sword Brothers, the order of warrior monks that fights to defend and expand Christendom in the Baltic.
Carrhae
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Series: The Parthian Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 221,880. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
‘Carrhae’ is the fourth and final instalment in the Parthian Chronicles, the adventures of King Pacorus of Dura, and follows on from ‘Parthian Vengeance’.
Parthian Vengeance
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Series: The Parthian Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 221,720. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
‘Parthian Vengeance’ is the third instalment in the Parthian Chronicles, the adventures of King Pacorus of Dura, and follows on from ‘Parthian Dawn’.
Parthian Dawn
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Series: The Parthian Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 211,440. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
‘Parthian Dawn’ is the second volume of the adventures of Pacorus the Parthian and his companions – the fierce and proud Gallia, the ex-Roman centurion Domitus, the scout Byrd and the sorceress Dobbai – as they battle for their lives against the backdrop of the clash between the ancient world's two greatest empires. 'Parthian Dawn' follows on from 'The Parthian'.
The Parthian
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Series: The Parthian Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 233,780. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
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The story of Pacorus, a prince of the Parthian Empire who is captured by the Romans and sent to Italy to live out the rest of his days as a slave. But fate intervenes and he is freed by a gang of runaway gladiators led by a man named Spartacus. This is the epic tale of the Spartacus slave revolt, as told by the man who fought by his side.

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