The Legion (Eagles of the Empire 10): Cato & Macro:, Book 10

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Headline, Nov 11, 2010 - Fiction - 448 pages
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IF YOU DON'T KNOW SIMON SCARROW, YOU DON'T KNOW ROME!

THE LEGION is the action-packed tenth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden.'Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best' Independent

Egypt, AD 49. Cato, one of the youngest Prefects of the Roman army, and Centurion Macro have a tough posting: to track down and destroy a gang of former gladiators who have turned to piracy. Driven by vengeance, these hardened brutes have been defiling temples, sinking Roman ships, and slaughtering men, women and children.

What's worse is that they are doing it all under the name of Macro and Cato, in an attempt to stir up a rebellion against the occupying forces. And it's working. If Macro and Cato don't stop the pirates in time, it could be the beginning of the end for the Roman Empire...

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User Review  - Traveller1 - LibraryThing

I keep saying this, but, another fun read about our two teflon coated, invulnerable Roman heroes. The story, story? Cata, who only seven years earlier was a mere legionary recruit, now commands a ... Read full review

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User Review  - DWWilkin - LibraryThing

Book 10 in Cato and Macro's lives and it seems that we are not even half way through all that there needs to be said. We opened with Vespasian and the invasion of Britain. After meeting such an august ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Simon Scarrow is a Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author. His many successful books include his Eagles of the Empire novels featuring Roman soldiers Macro and Cato, most recently INVICTUS, BRITANNIA, BROTHERS IN BLOOD and PRAETORIAN, as well as HEARTS OF STONE, set in Greece during the Second World War, SWORD AND SCIMITAR, about the 1565 Siege of Malta, and a quartet about Wellington and Napoleon including the No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller THE FIELDS OF DEATH. He is the author with T. J. Andrews of the novels ARENA and INVADER.

Find out more at www.simonscarrow.co.uk and on Facebook /officialsimonscarrow and Twitter @SimonScarrow

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