Tyrant: Funeral Games

by Christian Cameron

Part of the Tyrant Series

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage eBooks of the Month Historical Fiction

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The third in the series and they just keep getting better, one of the best of its sort for not only does it portray an interesting period, the vying for power post Alexander the Great, but it also contains vivid characters.  It’s beautifully written bringing the day-to-day struggles onto a wide canvas in an interesting and relevant way.  A cracking tale, action-packed, moving and truly compulsive.  Highly recommended.


Comparison: Conn Iggulden, Bernard Cornwell, Stephen Pressfield.

Sarah Broadhurst

Tyrant: Funeral Games Synopsis

Satyrus and Melitta, twin heirs to a rich kingdom on the Black Sea, become desperate fugitives when their mother, the Scythian warrior-princess Srayanka, is cut down in a savage act of betrayal. Accompanied by their tutor, the Spartan Philokles, they must make a perilous journey west, pursued by ruthless assassins, to find sanctuary with the army of their father's closest friend, Diodorus. But Diodorus is caught up in the tangled web of alliances, betrayals and intrigue that followed Alexander the Great's death, as his generals fought over the huge empire he had created - and soon the twins will have their first taste of real battle as two Macedonian warlords clash. In this violent and unstable world, they must chose sides carefully, as Antigonus One-Eye, and his brilliant son Demetrius, prepare to take on the might of Ptolemy's Egypt, and the forces gather for the biggest and most spectacular battle the world had ever seen - Gaza.

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ISBN: 9780752883946
Publication date: 28/10/2010
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780752883946
Publication date: 28th October 2010
Author: Christian Cameron
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 592 pages
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,
Categories: Historical fiction,

About 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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