Killer of Men
£12.99 saving £2.60 (20%)
when in stock
As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.Compare book price We'd love you to buy your books from Lovereading - especially if we helped you to choose them! But as our mantra is guidance, and that includes guidance on price, please do use our 'Compare Book Price' service to discover if the best value deal is from Lovereading or another specialist bookstore.
Please login (or signup) to download the extract
You will need to Sign Up or Login before you can download a book extract.
To Sign Up all you need to do is give us your email address and a password and let us know the types of books you like. Thank you.
The first of a new epic story from the author of the ‘Tyrant’ series. Greeks and Persians are poised on the edge of conflict. Arimnestos has been betrayed by his cousin and found himself a slave and this is his journey out of bondage to seek his revenge. Great historical detail, atmospheric battle scenes and a cracking story make for the beginning of another fantastic series.
The Good Book Guide Review. Farm boy Arimnestos is proud of his heritage, particularly his father, but life is full of uncertainty. Soon he is plunged into a bloody conflict as East and West do battle. The cities of Asia Minor are in turmoil, and when revolution breaks out against the Persians Arim-nestos finds he is fighting for more than freedom from oppression. All seems lost when he is captured as a slave but novelist Christian Cameron has endowed his hero with a spirit of indomitability that carries his first-person story through to a gripping climax.
~ Carl Hughes
Win tickets to Chiddingstone Castle Lit Fest
We have four pairs of tickets to give away to hear Alison Weir at the Chiddingstone Castle Literary Festival Sunday 30 April 4 - 5 pm. Please note that this draw is open only for UK residents and is free to enter. Multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once and the prize cannot be exchanged for cash and does not include transport or accommodation. Draw closes on Friday 17 April. The winners will be chosen randomly from all entrants and will be notified by 20 April 2017.
Killer of Men by Christian Cameron
Arimnestos is a farm boy when war breaks out between the citizens of his native Plataea and and their overbearing neighbours, Thebes. Standing in the battle line - the wall of bronze - for the first time, alongside his father and brother, he shares in a famous and unlikely victory. But after being knocked unconscious in the melee, he awakes not a hero, but a slave. Betrayed by his jealous and cowardly cousin, the freedom he fought for has now vanished, and he becomes the property of a rich citizen of Ephesus. So begins an epic journey from slavery that takes the young Arimnestos through a world poised on the brink of an epic confrontation, as the emerging civilization of the Greeks starts to flex its muscles against the established empire of the Persians. As he tries to make his fortune and revenge himself on the man who disinherited him, Arimnestos discovers that he has a talent that pays well in this new, violent world, for like his hero, Achilles, he is 'a killer of men'.
About the Author
Publication date5th August 2010
More books by Christian Cameron
Author 'Like for Like'
Author's Facebook Latest
PublisherOrion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
It's the first site that I visit when deciding on the next set of books to buy. A particular treat is being able to download an extract.Tessa Olson
You'll always find what you never knew you were looking for and you're always spoilt for choice.Helen Jones
Thanks to Lovereading I have discovered new writers and read books I would never had looked twice at - and enjoyed them.Angela Rhodes
Lovereading is a wonderful way to expand my literary horizons, discover inspiring authors & get the chance to read new novels first. #loveitZarina de Ruiter
Love Reading - it not only does what it says on the tin, it does it with Jam on!!Maz Tucker
My favourite thing about is the 'like for like' page this has really introduced me to some good reads! That and lots of honest reviews.Sam Lewis
I love the 'like for like' author recommendations, it's like an old friend whispering in your ear.Emma Caddick
A well laid out site, I love the fact that is separates paranormal fiction from fantasy and horror, which other sites don't.Jen Rainbow