Eagles at War - Eagles of Rome (Paperback)
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Eagles at War - Eagles of Rome (Paperback)

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ONLY THE GODS CAN SAVE THE ROMANS NOW AD 9, Germania. East of the river Rhine, tribes hostile to Rome prepare a deadly ambush. Their leader is the charismatic chieftain and trusted ally of Rome, Arminius, whose dream is to drive out the brutal invaders of his land. Pitted against him are veteran centurion Lucius Tullus and the Roman provincial governor, Varus. Together with three local legions, they leave their summer camp to begin the march back to the Roman forts on the Rhine. They have no idea that in the forests and bog of the Teutoburg, mud, slaughter and bloody death await ... `This is historical fiction at its best' Sunday Express 'Held me spellbound to its spectacular bloody end' Manda Scott 'Gripping, brutal, brilliant' Giles Kristian

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9780099580744
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 302 g
Dimensions: 199 x 129 x 28 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Military historical fiction at its best" * Sunday Express *
"Masterfully done" * The Times *
"You can bank on Kane to deliver an accurate version of events fictionalised with verve and served up with a large dose of bloody violence." * Sunday Sport *
"Ben Kane has put himself at the top of the historical fiction writing tree, and with Eagles of War he has begun a new trilogy which will leave his fans eager for more" * Western Mail *
"Gripping, brutal and brilliant" -- Giles Kristian
"Ben Kane's ability to illustrate the major turning points in Roman history at the level where the blood gets shed is second to none, and in Eagles at War his ability to put believable characters into the heart of the battle is stronger than ever." -- Tony Riches
"Ben Kane lifts the genre into a space all his own where honour and duty, love and hate, legions and tribes clash in spectacular, bloody, heart-breaking glory... I loved this book. It dragged me in on the first page, held me spellbound to the end and I can't wait for the next one. More!" -- Manda Scott

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“Transported.....”

Jaw-droppingly brilliant.
Kane masterfully draws you into the story with his fluid and descriptive writing style. You journey along with the characters and become their friend, willing the Gods to smile upon them.... More

Hardback edition
3 similar books recommended
8th June 2015
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thewiseoldowl

“A Brilliant Read”

Another hero, Lucius Tullus, and Governor Varus, Varus has a friend who well, read the book, you will love every minute, it has everything you wanted in a Ben Kane novel

Part of a trilogy I cannot wait for the second... More

Hardback edition
6th May 2015
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Bookdragon Sean

“great”

This is a very exciting book. It was obvious how it would end, history dictates it after all, but the author managed to create heaps of suspense to urge into an ending we already know of. I like book like this, when... More

Hardback edition
1st June 2015
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