The Eagle's Conquest (Eagles of the Empire 2)

The Eagle's Conquest (Eagles of the Empire 2)

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Simon Scarrow's brilliant adventure novels about the Roman army appear with stunning new covers. When Centurion Macro arrives on British soil as one of Emperor Claudius's invasion force in 43 AD, 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 enemy...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 110 x 174 x 34mm | 240.4g
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • maps
  • 0747266301
  • 9780747266303
  • 424,336

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Praise for Simon Scarrow's novels: 'I really don't need this kind of competition... It's a great read' Bernard Cornwell
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'All the hallmarks of Bernard Cornwell at his best' -- Oxford Times 'A rip-roaring page-turner... Sturdy elegance and incisive wit' -- Steven Saylor
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About Simon Scarrow

Simon Scarrow is a former teacher who now devotes himself to writing full time. He lives outside Norwich with his family.
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