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The Eagle's Prey - Eagle (Paperback)
  • The Eagle's Prey - Eagle (Paperback)

The Eagle's Prey - Eagle (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 13/11/2008
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The fifth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Roman series. It is late summer 44 AD and the battle-weary Roman legions are in their second year of campaigning against the British tribes. The troops' commander, General Plautius, is under considerable pressure from the emperor to crush the natives once and for all. Centurions Macro and Cato are with the crack Second Legion under the precarious leadership of Centurion Maximus and it's their task to hold a ford across the river Tamesis when the natives are forced into a trap. But Maximus's nerve breaks at the critical point, allowing the enemy leader, Caratacus, and his men to escape. Outraged by this failure, General Plautius orders the decimation of the unit. Their choice: die, or escape to become a fugitive pursued by soldiers of their own ruthless army. Hiding from their former comrades, as well as the Britons, Cato's small band of fugitives have only one chance to redeem themselves before they are hunted down like animals...

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780755349999

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The other 2reviewers are accurate - Mr Scarrow's books are something else and I agree, if you like Bernard C., you will also apprecaite Simon S's books.
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18th December 2010
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“wow, wow, wow and more wow”

i just love simon scarrow, by far the top dog in historical fiction
i have read all of them so far and there are just amazing. this book has a lot of betrayel involved and a lot of daring acts. the general plan to... More

31st August 2010
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“The Eagle's Prey”

Anyone who likes Bernard Cornwell will be Blown away by Simon Scarrows books, The Eagle series has been one I have HAD to find them all and read them in sequence.They are nail biting but clenching eye popping action... More

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