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THE EAGLE'S CONQUEST is the thrilling second novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Essential reading for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. Praise for Simon Scarrow's compelling historical novels: 'Gripping and moving' The Times
Britannia, AD 43. Bleak, rainy and full of vicious savages, Britannia is a land that Cato, solider of the Second Legion, wishes Rome didn't want to conquer.
And as right-hand man to Centurion Macro, Cato sees the very worst of his native Britons, battling alongside his commander in bloodier combat than he could ever have imagined.
But the Britons are fighting back with Roman weapons - which means someone in their own ranks is supplying arms to the enemy. Cato and Macro are about to discover even deadlier adversaries than the British barbarians...
Closing date: 25/10/2020
A fast-moving and exceptionally well-paced historical thriller - BBC History Magazine
Rollicking good fun - Mail on Sunday
A Rome full of HOUSE OF CARDS treachery... Roman soldiering at its very best - even by Scarrow's high standards - in this winning chunk of historical fiction - Sunday Sport
Ferocious and compelling - Daily Express
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
Gripping and moving - The Times
Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best - Independent
Praise for Simon Scarrow's novels: 'I really don't need this kind of competition... It's a great read' - Bernard Cornwell
Publication date: 01/02/2008
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
|Publication date:||1st February 2008|
|Publisher:||Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group|
|Genres:||Action Adventure / Spy, Historical Fiction,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
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 PhotographyMore About Simon Scarrow