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Under the Eagle

by Simon Scarrow

Part of the Eagle Series

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage

LoveReading View on Under the Eagle

Under the Eagle is a great start to a simply fabulous historical series that truly gallops along. Best-selling author Simon Scarrow really knows how to create engaging characters and ramp up the tension.

Books in The Eagle Series:

1. Under the Eagle

2. The Eagle's Conquest

3. When the Eagle Hunts

4. The Eagle and the Wolves

5. Eagles Prey

6. The Eagles Prophecy

7. The Eagle In The Sand

8. Centurion

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Under the Eagle Synopsis

It is AD 42, and Quintus Licinius Cato has just arrived in Germany as a new recruit to the Second Legion, the toughest in the Roman army. If adjusting to the rigours of military life isn't difficult enough for the bookish young man, he also has to contend with the disgust of his colleagues when, because of his imperial connections, he is appointed a rank above them. As second-in-command to Macro, the fearless, battle-scarred centurion who leads them, Cato has more to prove than most in the adventures that lie ahead.

Then the men discover that the army's next campaign will take them to a land of unparalleled barbarity - Britain. After the long march west, Cato and Macro undertake a special mission that will thrust them headlong into a conspiracy that threatens to topple the Emperor himself...

Under the Eagle Press Reviews

[Simon Scarrow] blends together historical facts and characters to create a book that simply cannot be put down... Highly recommended - Historical Novels Review

Rollicking good fun - Mail on Sunday

Gripping... ferocious and compelling, it is a story of blood, romance and sacrifice - Daily Express

Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best - Independent

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

Praise for Simon Scarrow: 'I really don't need this kind of competition... It's a great read' -- Bernard Cornwell -

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ISBN: 9780755349708
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780755349708
Publication date: 1st January 2007
Author: Simon Scarrow
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About 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.   Author photo © Crest Photography

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