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The Scorpion's Strike: Empire X

Paperback edition released 03/10/2019

by Anthony Riches

Part of the Empire series Series

The Scorpion's Strike: Empire X Synopsis

With his compelling Centurions trilogy complete, Anthony Riches returns to his bestselling Empire sequence of novels with his storytelling skills polished to perfection. Set in the second century AD, The Scorpion's Strike continues the story of Marcus Aquila's fight for justice for a family ripped asunder by imperial assassins. Still seeking revenge, Marcus finds himself thrown back into the heart of the chaos that is shaking the Roman Empire to its roots. Fresh from their close escape from imperial betrayal in the German forest, Marcus and the Tungrians are ordered to Gaul, where an outlaw called Maturnus is wreaking havoc. Havoc that may be more than mere banditry, as deserters and freed slaves flock to his cause: rebellion is in the air for the first time in a generation. And if escape from Rome's memories is a relief for the young centurion, he soon discovers that danger has followed him west to Gaul. The expedition is led by Praetorians whom he has every cause to hate. And to fear, if they should discover who he really is. 'A masterclass in military historical fiction' Sunday Express on Retribution

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781473628700
Publication date: 3rd October 2019
Author: Anthony Riches
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 368 pages
Primary Genre Historical adventure fiction

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About Anthony Riches

Anthony Riches began his lifelong interest in war and soldiers when he first heard his father's stories about World War II. This led to a degree in Military Studies at Manchester University. He began writing the story that would become Wounds of Honour after a visit to Housesteads in 1996. Married with three children, the author lives in Hertfordshire. www.anthonyriches.com www.twitter.com/AnthonyRiches

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