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Under the Eagle (Eagles of the Empire 1)

Under the Eagle (Eagles of the Empire 1)

IF YOU DON’T KNOW SIMON SCARROW, YOU DON’T KNOW ROME!

UNDER THE EAGLE is the gripping first novel in Simon Scarrow’s bestselling EAGLES OF THE EMPIRE series. A must read for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. Praise for Simon Scarrow’s compelling novels: ‘Gripping and moving’ The Times

AD 42, Germany. Tough, brutal and unforgiving. That’s how new recruit Cato is finding life in the Roman Second Legion. He may have contacts in high places, but he could really use a friend amongst his fellow soldiers right now.

Cato has been promoted above his comrades at the order of the Emperor and is deeply resented by the other men. But he quickly earns the respect of his Centurion, Macro, a battle-hardened veteran as rough and ready as Cato is quick-witted and well-educated. They are poles apart, but soon realise they have a lot to learn from one another.

On a campaign to Britannia – a land of utter barbarity – an enduring friendship begins. But as they undertake a special mission to thwart a conspiracy against the Emperor they rapidly find themselves in a desperate fight to survive…
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 18th October 2017

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780755349708

Reviews

Praise for Simon Scarrow: 'I really don't need this kind of competition... It's a great read'
Bernard Cornwell
[Simon Scarrow] blends together historical facts and characters to create a book that simply cannot be put down... Highly recommended
Historical Novels Review
Gripping... ferocious and compelling, it is a story of blood, romance and sacrifice
Daily Express
Rollicking good fun
Mail on Sunday
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