The Blood of Rome (Eagles of the Empire 17): Signed Edition (Hardback)
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The Blood of Rome (Eagles of the Empire 17): Signed Edition (Hardback)

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Hardback 352 Pages / Published: 15/11/2018
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The gripping new Cato and Macro adventure in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series, not to be missed by readers of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell.

It is AD 55. As trouble brews on the eastern fringes of the Roman Empire, Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro must prepare for war...

The wily Parthian Empire has invaded Roman-ruled Armenia, ousting King Rhadamistus. The King is ambitious and ruthless, but he is loyal to Rome. General Corbulo must restore him to power, while also readying the troops for war with the powerful Parthian Empire. Corbulo welcomes new arrivals Cato and Macro, experienced soldiers who know how to knock into shape an undermanned unit of men ill-equipped for conflict.

It's a dangerous game to restore a deposed king. Rhadamistus's brutality towards those who ousted him is the spark for an uprising which will test the bravery and skill of the Roman army the limit. While a sinister enemy watches from over the border...

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781472262653
Number of pages: 352
Dimensions: 240 x 156 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Praise for Simon Scarrow's novels: 'Gripping... ferocious and compelling' * Daily Express *
A new book in Simon Scarrow's long-running series about the Roman army is always a joy * The Times *
Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best * Independent *
I really don't need this kind of competition... It's a great read -- Bernard Cornwell
Blood, gore, political intrigue, gripes, fears - ah, coming back to Scarrow's Eagles of Empire series is like a family homecoming in front of a warm fire... A historical fiction thriller that'll have you reaching for your gladius * Daily Sport *
The Eagles of the Empire series marches on with the brilliantly told adventures of Cato and Macro... Roman soldiering at its very best - even by Scarrow's high standards * Sunday Sport *
A satisfyingly bloodthirsty, bawdy romp...perfect for Bernard Cornwell addicts who will relish its historical detail and fast-paced action. Storming stuff * Good Book Guide *
A rip-roaring read * Mail on Sunday *
An engrossing storyline, full of teeth-clenching battles, political machinations, treachery, honour, love and death... More, please! -- Elizabeth Chadwick

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