When the Eagle Hunts

When the Eagle Hunts

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Britain 43 AD: after a series of bloody battles, Camulodunum (modern-day Colchester) has fallen to the invading Roman army. The Emperor has returned to Rome, leaving the fearless Centurion Macro and his young Optio, Cato, to rest and regroup, along with the rest of the Second Legion. But trouble is not far ahead and as their noble leader General Plautius plans the next phase of their campaign, word arrives that the ship carrying his family to join him was wrecked in a storm off the south coast. His wife and children have fallen into the hands of a dark sect of Druids, who now demand the return of those of their brotherhood taken prisoner by the Romans. Unless their demands are met within one month, Plautius's family will be burned alive. Will Cato and Macro discover where the Druids are hiding their hostages? Can they find some way to rescue them before time runs out?show more

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  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 162 x 234 x 32mm | 519.99g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
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  • 0747272840
  • 9780747272847

About Simon Scarrow

Simon Scarrow teaches at a leading Sixth Form College. He lives in Norwich with his familyshow more

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