The Eagle in the Sand

The Eagle in the Sand

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THE EAGLE IN THE SAND is the action-packed seventh novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Essential reading for fans of Bernard Cornwell. Trouble is brewing in Judaea, on the eastern frontier of the Roman Empire. With the troops in a deplorable state, centurions Macro and Cato are despatched to restore the competence of the cohort. But another challenge faces them as Bannus, a local tribesman, is brewing up trouble and preaching violent opposition to Rome. As the local revolt grows in scale, Macro and Cato must stamp out corruption in the cohort and restore it to fighting fitness to quash Bannus - before the eastern provinces are lost to the Empire more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 36mm | 340.19g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Maps
  • 0755350014
  • 9780755350018
  • 8,011

Review quote

[Simon Scarrow] blends together historical facts and characters to create a book that simply cannot be put down... Highly recommended Historical Novels Review 'Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best' Independent 'Simon Scarrow has developed a strong following... a former ancient history lecturer who knows his stuff, and brings the ancient world back to life with verve and plenty of action.' Brisbane Newsshow more

About Simon Scarrow

Simon Scarrow is a Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author. His many successful books include his Eagles of the Empire novels featuring Roman soldiers Macro and Cato, most recently BRITANNIA, BROTHERS IN BLOOD, PRAETORIAN and THE LEGION, as well as HEARTS OF STONE, set in Greece during the Second World War, SWORD AND SCIMITAR, about the 1565 Siege of Malta, and a quartet about Wellington and Napoleon including the No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller THE FIELDS OF DEATH. He is the author with T. J. Andrews of the gladiator novel ARENA and the novellas in the INVADER series. Find out more at and on Facebook /officialsimonscarrow and Twitter @SimonScarrowshow more

Customer reviews

Once again the adventures of macro and cato are laid before us, really enjoyed it as always...Scarrow always concentrates on story content rather than fact and figures which he uses only to support the story. Loved more
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