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THE EAGLE IN THE SAND is the action-packed seventh novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Essential reading for fans of Bernard Cornwell. 'Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best' Independent
Judaea in AD 46. Roman centurions Cato and Macro have been posted to Judaea for a 'hearts and minds' operation. The Empire needs to win over the locals after some of their religious figures have started revolts - and since the Romans crucified the last charismatic Judaean leader, the natives' rebellions have become bolder.
Not only are these small villages causing trouble, but there are also thousands of Parthians eager to fight Rome. With the threat of suicide attacks and even all-out war, Cato and Macro have their peace-keeping work cut out...
Closing date: 25/10/2020
[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
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
A new book in Simon Scarrow's series about the Roman army is always a joy - The Times
Gripping... ferocious and compelling, it is a story of blood, romance and sacrifice - Daily Express
Praise for Simon Scarrow: 'I really don't need this kind of competition... It's a great read' -- Bernard Cornwell -
Publication date: 11/12/2008
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
|Publication date:||11th December 2008|
|Publisher:||Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group|
|Genres:||Action Adventure / Spy, Historical Fiction,|
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