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Hero of Rome by Douglas Jackson
  

Hero of Rome

Part of the Gaius Valerius Verrens Series
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The Roman grip on Britain is weakening. Emperor Nero has turned his face away from this far-flung outpost. The Druids are on the rise, spreading seeds of rebellion among the British tribes. Roman cruelty and exploitation has angered their British subjects. The warrior queen Boudicca will lead the tribes to war.

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Hero of Rome by Douglas Jackson

Standing against the rising tide of Boudicca's rebellion is Roman Tribune, Gaius Valerius Verrens, Commander of the veteran legions at Colonia. Valerius leads the veterans in a last stand against the unstoppable horde of Boudicca's rebel army. Step by step, the bloodied survivors are forced back into the Temple of Claudius. It is here that Valerius wins lifelong fame and the accolade Hero of Rome.


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If I were Conn Iggulden or Simon Scarrow, I'd be rather worried by the new Scottish kid on the block * The Scotsman * A master of his discipline rightly hailed as one of the best historical novelists writing today * Daily Express * A splendid piece of storytelling and a vivid recreation of a long-dead-world -- Allan Massie


About the Author

Douglas Jackson was born in Jedburgh in the Scottish borders and now lives in Bridge of Allan. He is an assistant editor at the Scotsman.

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Book Info

Publication date

13th October 2011

Author

Douglas Jackson

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www.douglas-jackson.net/

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Publisher

Corgi an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
480 pages

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
Historical Fiction
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Historical fiction

ISBN

9780552161336

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