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Tyrant : King of the Bosporus by Christian Cameron


Tyrant : King of the Bosporus

Christian Cameron

Part of the 'Tyrant' Series
Action / Adventure   Books for the Boys   Historical Fiction   
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Selected by Sarah Broadhurst

4th in a series that keeps getting better and better. The writing portrays so well what is a perennially fascinating period of history. Action packed as ever but also brought vividly to life with the excellent day to day detail of the characters. A Highly recommended read.



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Tyrant : King of the Bosporus by Christian Cameron

They were born in the middle of a battle, into a world at war. And from their first moments of life, twins Satyrus and Melitta were fighting for survival. Their father, a Greek mercenary, was cut down not long after they had taken their first breaths; their Scythian mother was cruelly murdered when they were still children. But Satyrus and Melitta are children no more. They have learned how to fight, how to love, how to plot and how to kill. Now it is time to leave their adopted home, the city of Alexandria, and the protection of Alexander the Great's former general, Ptolemy - and seek revenge. Now it is time to go to war ...


Reviews

Gives readers everything they could hope for in a work of historical fiction set in the time of Alexander's successors. . . . Fans of the series, and of the slings and arrows of ancient warfare, won't simply find themselves eagerly hovering above the ancient Euxine watching the action unfold. They'll be over the moon. -- Globe and Mail



About the Author

Christian Cameron

Christian Cameron is a writer and military historian. He is a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served as both an aviator and an intelligence officer. He lives in Toronto where he is currently writing the next novel in the Tyrant series while working on a Masters in Classics.

 

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Format
Paperback
432 pages

Author
Christian Cameron

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  • Tue, 22 Apr 2014 @ 16:29
    Looking for the perfect vacation? Travel to Greece this fall, tour the battlefields of antiquity, eat great food... http://t.co/fGAdU4Nrml
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    Everyone should own a copy! Geoffrey de Charny was arguably the real life Lancelot, and his life and comments on... http://t.co/vcpcWFaSIp
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    Tournament of Fools (or maybe Trial by Combat--feel free to tell me which you prefer) is now past page 250. I... http://t.co/tHiuNvNiLO
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 @ 02:42
    Well--here's a nice review only a decade after the book was published... http://t.co/KyB2LNhTGw
  • Tue, 15 Apr 2014 @ 14:17
    Oh, bless you, Nick Sharps! http://t.co/5NamUbSaNL

Publisher
Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Publication date
13th October 2011

Categories
Action / Adventure
Books for the Boys
Historical Fiction


ISBN
9781409102755
 



















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