Eagles at War Hardback
by Ben Kane
Part of the Eagles of Rome series
BASED ON REAL HISTORICAL EVENTSA TIME FOR VENGEANCEAD 9, German frontier: Close to the Rhine, a Roman centurion, Lucius Tullus, prepares to take his soldiers on patrol.
On the opposite side of the river, German tribes are resentful of the harsh taxes about to be imposed upon them.
Suspicious that there might be unrest, Tullus knows that his men's survival will be determined not just by their training and discipline, but by his leadership. A TIME FOR WARWhat neither Tullus nor his commander, Governor Varus, realise is that ranged against them is the charismatic chieftain and trusted ally of Rome, Arminius, who has long been plotting to drive the Romans from the tribal lands east of the Rhine. A TIME TO DIEAs Varus' legions prepare to leave their summer encampment, thousands of warriors - directed by Arminius - are massing nearby.
Eager to throw off the Roman yoke, the tribesmen prepare a deadly ambush.
Only the gods can save the Romans now...
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 432 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 15/04/2015
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9781848094048