I really don't need this kind of competition... It's a great read - Bernard Cornwell Blends together historical facts and characters to create a book that simply cannot be put down... Highly recommended - Historical Novels Review A fast-moving and exceptionally well-paced historical thriller - BBC History Magazine Scarrow's rank with the best - Independent Lively, absorbing novel... will not disappoint - Sunday Times
A Sunday Times bestseller from the author of the bestsellers BRITANNIA, CENTURION and THE GLADIATOR, and co-author with T. J. Andrews of the bestseller ARENA. A tense, action-packed adventure with the Roman army officer Figulus in the heart of barbaric first-century Britannia.