Thunder of the Gods: Empire VIII
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Thunder of the Gods: Empire VIII

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'A master of the genre' The Times

The eighth book in the Empire sequence takes Centurion Marcus Aquila and his Tungrian legion on a dangerous mission to the heart of the Parthian empire.

With Rome no longer safe Marcus and the Tungrians are ordered east, to the desolate border lands where Rome and Parthia have vied for supremacy for centuries.

Ordered to relieve the siege of an isolated fortress, their task is doomed to bloody failure unless they can turn the disaffected Third Legion into a fighting force capable of resisting the terrifying Parthian cataphracts.

And Marcus must travel to the enemy capital Ctesiphon on a desperate mission, the only man who can persuade the King of Kings to halt a war that threatens the humiliation of the empire and the slaughter of his friends.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 131 x 199 x 27mm | 296g
  • Hodder Paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 1444732005
  • 9781444732009
  • 43,060

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Centurion Marcus Aquila and the Tungrians march East, to the heart of the Parthian empire.
Ordered to relieve the siege of an isolated fortress, their task is doomed to bloody failure unless they can turn the disaffected Third Legion into a fighting force capable of resisting the terrifying Parthian cataphracts.
And Marcus must travel to the enemy capital Ctesiphon on a desperate mission, the only man who can persuade the King of Kings to halt a war that threatens the humiliation of the empire and the slaughter of his friends.
Acclaim for Empire
'Some authors are better historians than they are storytellers. Anthony Riches is brilliant at both.'Conn Iggulden
'A damn fine read . . . fast-paced, action-packed.' Ben Kane




'Muscular in prose and approach, the novel is riveting and direct.' History Today on The Leopard Sword

Find out more about Anthony Riches' books at www.anthonyriches.com
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About Anthony Riches

Anthony Riches began his lifelong interest in war and soldiers when he first heard his father`s stories about World War II. This led to a degree in Military Studies at Manchester University. He began writing the story that would become Wounds of Honour after a visit to Housesteads in 1996. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and three children.
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