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A gripping and breath-taking novel of Roman adventure from bestselling author Douglas Jackson. Perfect for fans of Simon Scarrow and Ben Kane.

Readers are loving Gaius Valerius Verrens!

"Spellbinding" - 5 STARS
"I didn't want to come to the end, some really fascinating detail and a great story." - 5 STARS
"Unexpected twists and an ending full of surprise rates it among my favorite reads to date." - 5 STARS
"Kept me absolutely gripped from start to finish [-] historically accurate with the fictitious stories and characters expertly weaved into the real makes it utterly believable." - 5 STARS

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REBELLION SIMMERS...AND TREACHERY LIES IN WAIT.


AD 72
: Vespasian is Emperor of Rome - but his grip on power is weakening. Economic disaster threatens the city - and when Rome is threatened, so too is the Empire.

Recently married and building a new home, Gaius Valerius Verrens thought he'd at last found a life away from the battlefield. But he is summoned by the Emperor to do one last favour for Rome: he must journey to the remote, mountainous region of Asturica Augusta and investigate claims that a bandit called 'The Ghost' is raiding the Empire's gold convoys.

When Valerius arrives, he finds a tortured, gods-forsaken land whose native tribes, exploited for so long, are a growing threat. But treachery lurks in the shadows, and it seems the real danger comes from those closer to him.

Valerius must put an end to a conspiracy that would plunge the Empire into a devastating new conflict - but first he must establish who is a friend, and who a foe . . .

Gaius Valerius Verrens's adventures continue in Glory of Rome.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2016
August 25
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
448
Pages
PUBLISHER
Transworld
SELLER
The Random House Group Limited
SIZE
4.3
MB

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