The Eagle's Conquest

The Eagle's Conquest

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THE EAGLE'S CONQUEST is the thrilling second novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Essential reading for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. When Centurion Macro arrives on British soil as one of Emperor Claudius's invasion force in AD 43, he is facing one of the toughest campaigns of his battle-scarred career. In a series of bloody skirmishes, Macro and his young subordinate, Optio Cato, and the desperately outnumbered Roman army must find and defeat the enemy before he grows strong enough to overwhelm the legions. But the Britons are not the only foe facing Macro and Cato. A sinister organisation opposed to the Emperor is secretly betraying the invaders. And when rumours of an assassination attempt coincide with the Emperor's arrival on British soil, the soldiers realise they are up against a force more ruthless than their acknowledged more

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 32mm | 322.05g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Maps
  • 0755349962
  • 9780755349968
  • 6,648

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'I really don't need this kind of competition... It's a great read' Bernard Cornwell Has all the hallmarks of Bernard Cornwell at his best Oxford Times History mixed with romance, blood mixed with honour, and grit with a large helping of escapism thrown in South Wales Evening Postshow 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