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Centurion by Simon Scarrow


Centurion

Simon Scarrow

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This is the eighth book in the series and if you haven’t discovered Simon Scarrow yet, now it the time to do it. He pays great attention to detail in all things Roman so they make fascinating reads from a historical point of view, he certainly has done his research, but he also writes well-rounded characters and great plotlines of army comrades in action packed situations.



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Centurion by Simon Scarrow

In the first century AD the Roman Empire faces a new threat from its long-standing enemy Parthia. Parthia is vying with Rome for control of Palmyra, an officially neutral kingdom. Palmyra's royal household is on the brink of open revolt, and so a task force under the command of experienced soldiers Macro and Cato is dispatched to defend its king and guard its borders.

When Parthia hears of the Roman army's presence, it starts amassing its troops for war. Macro's cohort must march against the enemy, deep into treacherous territory. If Palmyra is not to fall into the clutches of Parthia, they will have to defeat superior numbers in a desperate siege.

The quest for a lasting peace has never been more challenging, nor more critical for the future of the Empire.


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'Simon Scarrow has developed a strong following... a former ancient history lecturer who knows his stuff, and brings the ancient world back to life with verve and plenty of action.'
Brisbane News


About the Author

Simon Scarrow

Simon Scarrow is a Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author. His bestsellers include his earlier novels featuring Roman soldiers Macro and Cato, most recently Praetorian and The Legion, as well as Sword and Scimitar, about the 1565 Siege of Malta, and four novels about the lives of the Duke of Wellington and Napoleon Bonaparte - Young Bloods, The Generals, Fire and Sword and The Fields of Death. He is the author with T. J. Andrew s of the bestselling Arena. Simon's novels have been published in the USA and in translation all around the world.

 

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Paperback
544 pages

Author
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  • Mon, 18 Aug 2014 @ 12:44
    RT @adesmith1972: Today I started Blood Crows by @SimonScarrow whilst sitting in the ruins of the fortress at Caerleon. Seemed appropriate.
  • Thu, 14 Aug 2014 @ 15:48
    Part 2 in the INVADER ebook novella series is available now! Download BLOOD ENEMY here: http://t.co/CYNDtRHa0n... http://t.co/45kfF7mNhq
  • Thu, 14 Aug 2014 @ 09:00
    "He's got balls, this one . . . For now at least." – BRILLIANT MACRO-ISMS.
  • Tue, 12 Aug 2014 @ 14:42
    RT @GPobezin: Finished the Eagle series by @SimonScarrow yesterday. So ... when is the sequel coming out?
  • Mon, 11 Aug 2014 @ 07:30
    Right! Who else is getting up close and personal with Roman Britain? It could be a ruin you have visited or an... http://t.co/frxfVlJYfa

Publisher
Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Publication date
7th August 2008

Categories
Action / Adventure
Historical Fiction
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ISBN
9780755348367
 


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