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The Eagle's Prophecy (Eagles of the Empire 6)

Simon Scarrow

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Eagle, Empires & historical states, Ancient Rome, Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Crime & mystery, Historical mysteries, Thriller / suspense, Historical adventure, War & combat fiction, Historical fiction

The stunning new cover style will bring the sixth novel in Simon Scarrow's popular Eagle series to the attention of a whole new army of fans

The sixth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Roman series.

It is spring 45 AD and Centurions Macro and Cato, dismissed from the Second Legion in Britain, are trapped in Rome, waiting for their involvement in the death of a fellow officer to be investigated. It is then that the imperial secretary, the devious Narcissus, makes them an offer they can't refuse: to rescue an imperial agent who has been captured by pirates operating from the Illyrian coast. With him were scrolls vital to the safety of the Emperor and the future of Rome. However, Narcissus also sends Vitellius, an old enemy of the two centurions. The three officers set out from Ravenna with the imperial fleet but the pirates are forewarned and the Romans pay a heavy price. Outnumbered by the enemy, surrounded by rumours of treachery and endangered by Vitellius' desire to redeem himself, Centurions Macro and Cato must find the pirate base to avert a disaster that could destroy the Emperor.

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Praise for The Eagle's Prophecy (Eagles of the Empire 6)

  • It's Spartacus meets Master and Commander in this rip-roaring, thoroughly entertaining tale of swashbuckling adventure from one of the most exciting writers in historical fiction - Scottish Daily Record

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Simon Scarrow

Simon Scarrow's Roman soldier heroes Cato and Macro first appeared in 2000 in Under The Eagle, and have subsequently fought their way through over twenty novels, including Rebellion, Death to the Emperor and Centurion.
Simon is the author of many other acclaimed novels, from the Criminal Inspector Schenke thrillers set in Berlin during the Second World War to a quartet of novels about Wellington and Napoleon; from Sword & Scimitar, an historical drama based on the 1565 Siege of Malta, to Hearts of Stone, a story of Greek Resistance fighters, again in the Second World War. He has also written with co-authors to create Pirata, Invader and Arena, set in the Roman era, and Playing with Death, a contemporary thriller.


Simon can be found on Facebook: /OfficialSimonScarrow and X: @SimonScarrow.

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