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WHEN THE EAGLE HUNTS is the compelling third novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. For fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. 'Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best' Independent
Britannia, AD 44. Cato, a thoughtful junior officer in the Roman army, and his commanding centurion, Macro, are simply pawns in Rome's lust to conquer Britain. During the freezing winter, the two men and their legion fight the native savages in hand-to-hand battles that haunt Cato for days after.
But in a place full of enemies, the most vicious are the Druids of the Dark Moon; brutal, merciless men who have captured the wife and children of General Plautius himself.
So Macro and Cato are given a mission: to travel deep into enemy territory and recover the hostages. If they fail, the fate of the Roman army may just hang in the balance...
Closing date: 01/11/2020
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: 01/01/2007
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
|Publication date:||1st January 2007|
|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