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Tyrant by Christian Cameron
  

Tyrant

Part of the Tyrant Series
Historical Fiction   Action Adventure / Spy   Books for the Boys   
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This is the first solo novel for this author, who has previously written with his father under the name Gordon Kent, and he is just as capable a writer alone as with his dad.

Cameron knows his history and fills the pages with great detail from the period as well as giving a super action packed story. If you like a good historical, military story then Cameron is a new author to definitely try.

If you like Christian Cameron you might also like to read books by Seven Pressfield, Bernard Cornwell and Christian Jacq.

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Tyrant by Christian Cameron

Glory. Death. Well-born Athenian cavalry officer, Kineas, fought shoulder to shoulder with Alexander in his epic battles against the Persian hordes. But on his return from the east to his native city, he finds not glory but shame - and exile.

With nothing to his name but his military skills, Kineas agrees to lead a band of veterans to the city of Olbia, where the Tyrant is offering good money to train the city's elite cavalry. But soon Kineas and his men find they have stumbled into a deadly maze of intrigue and conspiracy as the Tyrant plots to use them as pawns in the increasingly complex power games between his own citizens, and the dread military might of Macedon.

Caught between his duty to the Tyrant, his loyalty to his men and a forbidden love affair with a charismatic Scythian noblewoman, Kineas must call on all his Athenian guile, his flair on the battlefield, and even - he is convinced - the intervention of the gods, to survive.

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A terrific epic. Bring on volume two. HUDDERSFIELD DAILY EXAMINER


About the Author

Christian Cameron

Christian Cameron is a writer, re-enactor and military historian. He is a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served as both an aviator and an intelligence officer. He now lives in Toronto with his wife and daughter, where he writes full time.

Author photo © Leonard Schlichting

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Publication date

29th December 2008

Author

Christian Cameron

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Publisher

Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
480 pages

Categories

Historical Fiction
Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780752883922

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