History tells us that in 69AD, at the ripe old age of 32 and on hearing that General Glaba's forces were closing in, Nero fled his palace in Rome. He stabbed himself in the throat with a pen and was trampled to death by horses in a muddy ditch. His last words were, 'What an artist dies with me'. But there is another possibility: Nero did not die in that ditch, but somebody who looked very much like him did. This gives Nero the opportunity to start a new life in pursuit of his first love: music. But there's a problem - ...

A Song for Nero 2004, Abacus (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780349116143

Trade paperback

A Song For Nero 2003, Little, Brown & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316861137