The Eagle's Prophecy (Eagles of the Empire 6) - Eagle (Paperback)Simon Scarrow (author)
- In stock
IF YOU DON'T KNOW SIMON SCARROW, YOU DON'T KNOW ROME!
THE EAGLE'S PROPHECY is the powerful sixth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire seires. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell. Praise for Simon Scarrow's gripping novels: 'Ferocious and compelling' Daily Express
The Adriatic Sea, AD 45. Cato and Macro, centurions of the Roman army, are horrified to learn that they face possible execution after the death of their commanding officer. Fortunately, the Emperor's secretary is willing to offer them an alternative: to join the marines and hunt down a band of brutal pirates who are decimating not only Rome's reputation, but also a critical supply chain.
As they discover the true horror of battle at sea, Macro and Cato must also remember their real mission: to recover from those pirates a set of scrolls that hold secrets vital to the future of the Roman Empire. Rome will do anything to get them back...
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 30 mm
Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best * Independent *
Gripping and moving * The Times *
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 *
Ferocious and compelling * Daily Express *
A Rome full of HOUSE OF CARDS treachery... Roman soldiering at its very best - even by Scarrow's high standards - in this winning chunk of historical fiction * Sunday Sport *
Rollicking good fun * Mail on Sunday *
A fast-moving and exceptionally well-paced historical thriller * BBC History Magazine *
You may also be interested in...
“i just could not put it down”
The Eagles Prophecy is the 6th book of the Eagle Series and just amazing. The first five books are set in britain so it is a nice change for marco and cato and also the reader when they set of for the coast of italy.... More
This is one of those books that you just cant put down.
I cant wait for the next installment.
Absolutely loving the series, getting through a book every 2-3 days. Cato & Macro are my new favourite heroes
Please sign in to write a review
Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App?
Please note that owing to current COVID-19 restrictions, many of our shops are closed. Find out more by clicking here.