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Ben Kane was born in Kenya and raised there and in Ireland. He studied veterinary medicine at University College Dublin, and after that he travelled the world extensively, indulging his passion for ancient history. He now lives in North Somerset with his wife and family.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Ben Kane

Hunting the Eagles by Ben Kane
Reader Reviewed Hunting the Eagles
Ben Kane
A truly wonderful and ferocious slice of historical fiction, this is the second in the ‘Eagles of Rome’ series and takes place from AD 12. I really do recommend starting this reading adventure with ‘Eagles at War’ before moving...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2016
Hunting the Eagles Eagles of Rome by Ben Kane
Reader Reviewed Hunting the Eagles Eagles of Rome
Ben Kane
April 2016 Book of the Month. A truly wonderful and ferocious slice of historical fiction, this is the second in the ‘Eagles of Rome’ series and takes place from AD 12. I really do recommend starting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/03/2016
Eagles at War Eagles of Rome by Ben Kane
Reader Reviewed Eagles at War Eagles of Rome
Ben Kane
One of our Books of the Year 2015. Having given us Hannibal and Spartacus, this excellent historical adventure author now features an experienced Roman centurion, Lucius Tullus, and places him against the German tribesmen of the Rhine (AD9) in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/08/2015
Eagles at War: (Eagles of Rome 1) by Ben Kane
Reader Reviewed Eagles at War: (Eagles of Rome 1)
Ben Kane
May 2015 Book of the Month. Having given us Hannibal and Spartacus, this excellent historical adventure author now features an experienced Roman centurion, Lucius Tullus, and places him against the German tribesmen...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/04/2015
Hannibal: Clouds of War by Ben Kane
Hannibal: Clouds of War
Ben Kane
Well-researched, well written, bringing history to life while weaving interesting fictional characters around factual events. The contrast is good for we follow a Roman, Quintus, as well as Hannibal and his Carthaginian army. Our main characters are Hanno, one of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2014
Hannibal: Clouds of War by Ben Kane
Hannibal: Clouds of War
Ben Kane
Well-researched, well written, bringing history to life while weaving interesting fictional characters around factual events. The contrast is good for we follow a Roman, Quintus, as well as Hannibal and his Carthaginian army. Our main characters are Hanno, one of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/02/2014
Hannibal: Fields of Blood by Ben Kane
Hannibal: Fields of Blood
Ben Kane
The Battle of Cannae (216 BC) forms the centrepiece to this, the second in Ben Kane’s excellent series. It is reputed to be one of the bloodiest battles of history with over 50,000 Roman soldiers killed. Our hero is young...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/01/2014
Hannibal: Enemy of Rome by Ben Kane
Hannibal: Enemy of Rome
Ben Kane
The first in a new series features an unexpected friendship between two young boys who end up through circumstance on opposite sides of the First Punic War and an alliance forged through slavery is then played out to its stunning...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2012
The Road to Rome by Ben Kane
The Road to Rome
Ben Kane
Having survived the perils of a journey across half the world, Romulus and Tarquinius are press-ganged into the legions, which are under imminent threat of annihilation by the Egyptians. Meanwhile in Rome, Romulus' twin sister Fabiola lives in fear for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/01/2011

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