The third installment in the brilliant Twilight of Empire series sees Constantine battle to regain control of Rome from the tyrant Maxentius.
The Roman Empire is on the brink of civil war. Only Maxentius, tyrant of Rome, stands between the emperor Constantine and supreme power in the west. Aurelius Castus is now a tribune in Constantine's army. But great honour brings new challenges: Castus is tormented by suspicions that his young wife has been unfaithful. And as Constantine becomes increasingly devoted to Christianity, he is forced to ask himself whether he is backing the wrong man. The coming war will decide the fate of empire. But Castus's own battle will carry him much further...
In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review the first title in the series, War at the Edge of the World. Click here to read the full reviews.
PRAISE FOR THE TWILIGHT OF EMPIRE SERIES:
'Hugely enjoyable. The author winds up tension into an explosion of fast-paced events
'Ian Ross blazes in the world of Empire and legions ... This is up there with Harry Sidebottom and Ben Kane' M.C. Scott
'A thumping good read, well-crafted, atmospheric and throughly enjoyable ... Where's the next volume, please?' Ben Kane
Publication date: 11/01/2018
Publisher: Head of Zeus
|Publication date:||11th January 2018|
|Publisher:||Head of Zeus|
|Genres:||Reader Reviewed Books, Historical Fiction,|
|Categories:||Historical fiction, War & combat fiction,|
Ian Ross was born in England and studied painting before turning to writing fiction. He has travelled widely and worked as a bookseller, tutor and university lecturer while developing his writing abilities. A year in Italy teaching English and exploring the ruins of empire reawakened his early love for ancient history, and he returned to the UK with growing fascination for the period known as late antiquity. He has been researching and writing about the later Roman world and its army for over a decade, and his interests combine an obsessive regard for accuracy and detail with a devotion to ...More About Ian Ross