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THE GLADIATOR is the action packed and compelling ninth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. A must read for fans of Bernard Cornwell. While... Read more
THE GLADIATOR is the action packed and compelling ninth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. A must read for fans of Bernard Cornwell. While centurions Macro and Cato are returning to Rome from a harrowing campaign against the Parthians, their transport ship is almost capsized by a tidal wave. They barely make it to the port of Matala in Crete where they are stunned to find a devastated town. An earthquake has struck the island, destroying its cities and killing thousands. In the chaotic aftermath, large bands of the island's slaves begin to revolt and local bandits, taking advantage of the slave rebellion, urge the Cretans to overthrow the Roman administration. With many of the island's troops either killed or wounded during the earthquake, the governor of the province calls on Macro and Cato for help. Can they move swiftly enough to counter the rebellion before it sweeps the Romans from the island?
The Gladiator (Eagles of the Empire 9) Paperback edition by 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 INVICTUS, BRITANNIA, BROTHERS IN BLOOD and THE BLOOD CROWS, 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 novels ARENA and INVADER.
Find out more at www.simonscarrow.co.uk and on Facebook /officialsimonscarrow and Twitter @SimonScarrow
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
An action-packed novel of military action, courage and camaraderie, taking Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro to the eastern fringes of the Roman Empire. From the bestselling author of DAY OF THE CAESARS.
AD 51, Britannia. The Roman Empire's conquest of this untamed island is under threat from within. The gripping thirteenth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series, which includes CENTURION, BRITANNIA and INVICTUS.
Britannia, AD 51. As fierce opposition among the local tribes grows, a ruthless warrior threatens to shatter Roman rule. The excellent twelfth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series, which includes INVICTUS, BRITANNIA and CENTURION.
A Sunday Times bestseller
AD 54. The Emperor Claudius is dead. The threat of civil war hangs over the Empire. Roman army Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro could save the day - or lose their lives in the fighting. The brilliant new adventure in the Eagles of the Empire series. From the Sunday Times-bestselling author of INVICTUS and CENTURION.
The Sunday Times bestseller. A gripping novel of the Roman army in the 1st century AD, moving from dangerous Rome to rebellious Hispania. An Eagles of the Empire novel from No.1 bestselling Simon Scarrow, author of CENTURION.
'A new book in Simon Scarrow's long-running series about the Roman army is always a joy' The Times
AD 51, Rome. Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro go undercover to unearth a treacherous plot among the Praetorian Guard. The action-packed eleventh novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series, which includes BRITANNIA, CENTURION and THE GLADIATOR.
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