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Avenger of Rome

(Gaius Valerius Verrens 3): a gripping and vivid Roman page-turner you won't want to stop reading



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Douglas Jackson confirms his reputation as 'one of the best historical novelists writing today' (Daily Express) with the third action-packed adventure feauring his on-time gladiator hero, Gaius Valerius Verrens... If you like Simon Scarrow and Ben Kane, you'll absolutely love this enthralling and action-packed novel of Roman adventure from bestselling author Douglas Jackson. Readers are loving Gaius Valerius Verrens! "A triumph of a novel" - 5 STARS"Impossible to put down." - 5 STARS"A real unputdownable read" - 5 STARS"Spellbinding" - 5 STARS***************************************************************************************A SOLDIER'S SWORD WILL DECIDE THE FATE OF ROMEEmperor Nero's grip on power is weakening - more and more fearful of losing his position, his paranoia settles on the figure of the popular Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo, Rome's greatest General who leads the imperial legions in the East. Is he preparing to march against Rome?Gaius Valerius Verrens is ordered to Antioch on a mission to kill Corbulo, a soldier he worships...Yet Corbulo's eyes are not on Rome, but on a new threat to the Empire's border- the Parthian King, Vologases, is marching to war and with such an army that if not stopped he might overwhelm the entire Roman east.Valerius marches at Corbulo's side. Outnumbered they make a stand to meet Vologases in an epic contest of military might and ingenuity that will decide the fate of the Empire.And while he fights for the Empire, and for his own survival on the battlefield, Valerius must decide whether to complete his mission, or risk incurring his Emperor's dangerous wrath.Gaius Valerius Verrens's adventures continue in Sword of Rome.

Product code: 9780552161350

ISBN 9780552161350
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW127xS32
Series Gaius Valerius Verrens
No. Of Pages 512
Publisher Transworld Publishers Ltd
Emperor Nero's grip on power is weakening. In every shadow he sees an enemy and like a cornered animal he lashes out at every perceived threat. The Parthian King of Kings, Vologases, is marching to war and with such an army that if not stopped he might overwhelm the entire Roman east. Valerius marches at Corbulo's side.