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The Eagle's Conquest

A Novel of the Roman Army

Eagle Series

Simon Scarrow

St. Martin's Griffin

When Centurion Macro and his young subordinate, Optio Cato arrive on the shores of Britain to take part in the Emperor Claudius' invasion in AD 43, Macro knows the desperately outnumbered Roman army will be facing one of the toughest campaigns ever. Meanwhile, a sinister organization is secretly betraying the brave men of the legions. When assassination rumors coincide with the Emperor's arrival, the soldiers realize they are up against a force more ruthless than the Britons, and that time is running out if they are to prevent Claudius's glorious victory from turning to disaster.

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Chapter One
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‘I don’t think I fancy the odds on the tall one,’ muttered Centurion Macro.
‘Why’s that, sir?’
‘Look at him, Cato! The man’s all skin and bones. Won’t last long against the opposition.’ Macro nodded to the other side of the makeshift arena where a short, thickset prisoner was being armed with a buckler and short sword. The man took the unfamiliar weapons reluctantly and eyed up his opponent. Cato looked over to the tall, thin Briton, naked except for a small leather loin guard. One of the legionaries
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"Scarrow manages to summon up in this exhilarating tale all the glory and the gore that characterized life in the Roman legions. Outstanding military history from a relatively new master of the genre."
--Booklist
 
"Good, clean, intelligent fun."
--Kirkus Reviews
 
"...nonstop action."
--Publishers Weekly

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    Simon Scarrow

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