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The Eagle and the Wolves

by Simon Scarrow

Part of the Eagle Series

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage Historical Fiction

The Eagle and the Wolves Synopsis

THE EAGLE AND THE WOLVES is the gripping fourth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. 'A new book in Simon Scarrow's long-running series about the Roman army is always a joy' The Times

Britannia, AD 44. Occupation is never easy. The enemy is butchering their supply convoys, their garrison town is starving and the truce with the locals is uneasy at best. Young Cato, newly promoted, and veteran centurion Macro are ordered to train the Wolves and the Boars, two cohorts of barbarian Britons, and introduce them to the brutal drills of the Roman Imperial Army. Macro is confident they'll win the natives over, but Cato worries about putting weapons into the hands of potential rebels.

Ultimately, only one thing matters: is there a difference between the enemy at their gates, and the allies in their own camp?

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The Eagle and the Wolves Press Reviews

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

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

Ferocious and compelling - Daily Express

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 -

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ISBN: 9780755349982
Publication date: 13/11/2008
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780755349982
Publication date: 13th November 2008
Author: Simon Scarrow
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, Historical Fiction,
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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