The Eagle In The Sand (Eagles of the Empire 7)
By Simon Scarrow
AD 46, Judaea. A beleaguered Roman cohort must quash tribal revolts threatening the empire's eastern province. The seventh novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series, which includes INVICTUS, BRITANNIA and CENTURION.
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THE EAGLE IN THE SAND is the action-packed seventh novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Essential reading for fans of Bernard Cornwell. 'Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best' Independent
Judaea in AD 46. Roman centurions Cato and Macro have been posted to Judaea for a 'hearts and minds' operation. The Empire needs to win over the locals after some of their religious figures have started revolts - and since the Romans crucified the last charismatic Judaean leader, the natives' rebellions have become bolder.
Not only are these small villages causing trouble, but there are also thousands of Parthians eager to fight Rome. With the threat of suicide attacks and even all-out war, Cato and Macro have their peace-keeping work cut out...
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
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11 Dec 2008
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Praise for Simon Scarrow: 'I really don't need this kind of competition... It's a great read' — Bernard Cornwell
Gripping... ferocious and compelling, it is a story of blood, romance and sacrifice — Daily Express
A new book in Simon Scarrow's series about the Roman army is always a joy — The Times
A satisfyingly bloodthirsty, bawdy romp...perfect for Bernard Cornwell addicts who will relish its historical detail and fast-paced action. Storming stuff — Good Book Guide
Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best — Independent
Rollicking good fun — Mail on Sunday
[Simon Scarrow] blends together historical facts and characters to create a book that simply cannot be put down... Highly recommended — Historical Novels Review