The Eagle's Prophecy

by Simon Scarrow

Part of the Eagle Series

Historical fiction Action Adventure

The Eagle's Prophecy Synopsis

THE EAGLE'S PROPHECY is the powerful sixth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire seires. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell. Praise for Simon Scarrow's gripping novels: 'Ferocious and compelling' Daily Express

The Adriatic Sea, AD 45. Cato and Macro, centurions of the Roman army, are horrified to learn that they face possible execution after the death of their commanding officer. Fortunately, the Emperor's secretary is willing to offer them an alternative: to join the marines and hunt down a band of brutal pirates who are decimating not only Rome's reputation, but also a critical supply chain.

As they discover the true horror of battle at sea, Macro and Cato must also remember their real mission: to recover from those pirates a set of scrolls that hold secrets vital to the future of the Roman Empire. Rome will do anything to get them back...

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780755350001
Publication date: 11th December 2008
Author: Simon Scarrow
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 432 pages
Primary Genre Historical fiction
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Simon Scarrow 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

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 -

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ISBN: 9780755350001
Publication date: 11/12/2008
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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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