'A satisfying, bloodthirsty, bawdy romp. Perfect for Cornwell addicts who will relish its historical detail and fast-paced action'
Praise for Simon Scarrow's novels: 'I really don't need this kind of competition... It's a great read'
Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best
Gripping and moving
A satisfyingly bloodthirsty, bawdy romp...perfect for Bernard Cornwell addicts who will relish its historical detail and fast-paced action. Storming stuff
Ferocious and compelling
A Rome full of HOUSE OF CARDS treachery... Roman soldiering at its very best - even by Scarrow's high standards - in this winning chunk of historical fiction
Rollicking good fun
A fast-moving and exceptionally well-paced historical thriller