From Sunday Times Bestselling author Ben Kane comes a collection of short stories: Sands of the Arena Can a wet-behind-the-ears gladiator survive a bloody contest ordered by Emperor Caligula? The Shrine Centurion Tullus discovers that Fate will always hold him in her grip. The Arena Legionary Piso's much anticipated payday plays out very differently than he expected. Eagles in the East Caught up in a bloody rebellion, Centurion Tullus battles to keep his men alive. Eagles in the Wilderness Bored with retirement, Centurion Tullus takes service with an amber merchant, voyaging to unknown, dangerous lands far beyond the empire. Hannibal: Good Omens History's most famous general seeks the gods' approval before his war with Rome. The March Romulus and Tarquinius travel to the ends of the earth, searching for their lost friend Brennus.
Kenya born, Irish by blood and UK resident, Ben Kane's passion for history has seen him change career from veterinary medicine to writing, and taken him to more than 60 countries, and all 7 continents. During his travels and subsequent research, including walking hundreds of miles in complete Roman military gear, he has learned much about the Romans and the way they lived. Ten of his thirteen novels have been Sunday Times top ten bestsellers, and his books are published in twelve languages; a million copies have sold worldwide. In 2016, his research was recognised by Bristol University with an honorary Doctor of ...More About Ben Kane