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This book is PART ONE of the epic novel, WAR AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD. The complete novel will be available to purchase on 01 January 2015.
'Hugely enjoyable. The author winds up tension into an explosion of fast-paced events' CONN IGGULDEN.
'A thumping good read, well-crafted, atmospheric and throughly enjoyable... Where's the next volume, please?' BEN KANE.
BRITAIN, AD 305.
Once a member of the crack legions of the Danube frontier, Centurion Aurelius Castus has known the might of the Roman empire in war, as he has known its great expanse, marching from one border to another.
But now, Castus finds himself relegated to the crumbling British stronghold of Eboracum, regarded with suspicious awe by the provincial troops;just another veteran brooding upon his past triumphs in this frozen, uncivilised backwater. Until the king of the savage peoples beyond Hadrian's Wall dies in mysterious circumstances, and Castus is sent into enemy territory to negotiate with the barbarous chieftains of the Picts...