The bestselling author of PRAETORIAN, THE LEGION and THE GLADIATOR returns with another unputdownable, thrilling and action-packed Roman adventure.
Simon Scarrow is a Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author. His bestsellers include his earlier novels featuring Roman soldiers Macro and Cato, most recently PRAETORIAN and THE LEGION, as well as SWORD AND SCIMITAR, about the 1565 Siege of Malta, and four novels about the lives of the Duke of Wellington and Napoleon Bonaparte - YOUNG BLOODS, THE GENERALS, FIRE AND SWORD and THE FIELDS OF DEATH. He is the author with T. J. Andrews of the bestselling ARENA, introducing the gladiator hero Pavo. Simon's novels have been published in the USA and in translation all around the world.
Praise for Simon Scarrow's novels: 'I don't need this kind of competition' - Bernard CornwellAn engrossing storyline, full of teeth-clenching battles, political machinations, treachery, honour, love and death... More, please! - Elizabeth ChadwickA good, uncomplicated, rip-roaring read - Mail on SundayFor those who like their historical fiction to include plenty of bloody thrills and spills, Scarrow's latest book will prove irresistible - Living History