By Simon Scarrow
The 7th novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Roman sequence. difficulty is brewing in Syria, at the jap frontier of the Roman Empire. With the troops in a deplorable nation, centurions Macro and Cato are sent to revive the competence of the cohort. yet one other problem faces them as Bannus, a neighborhood tribesman, is brewing up hassle and preaching violent competition to Rome. because the neighborhood riot grows in scale, Macro and Cato needs to stamp out corruption within the cohort and restoration it to struggling with health to quash Bannus - earlier than the japanese provinces are misplaced to the Empire forever...
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The Eagle in the Sand (Eagle, Book 7) by Simon Scarrow