'A BLOODY PAGE-TURNER' Mail on SundayFor fans of Bernard Cornwell, Simon Scarrow, Ben Kane and Conn Iggulden, a spectacular debut where honour and duty, legions and tribes clash in bloody, heart-breaking glory . . . ____________AD 9. Fifteen thousand battle-hardened Roman legionaries strike deep into dense forest.
Awaiting them are deadly, hostile Germanic tribes. In a clearing they find twelve massacred and strung-up legionaries. Is this a threat, or a warning?There is just one bloodied, broken survivor.
He has no idea who he is. Only that he is a soldier. And now he must fight. As the legions are mercilessly cut down, the nameless soldier joins a small band of survivors trapped in the forest.
If they fight together they have a slim chance of staying alive.
But whose side is the soldier on? And is it the right one?_____________'Blood and guts, but also a clever exploration of the moral ambiguity of war and loyalty to a flag' Mail on Sunday'Gives Rome's legionaries a contemporary voice - brutal, audacious and fast paced' Anthony Riches, author of the Empire series'Historical fiction written by a real war veteran who knows all there is to know about blood and bonding in battle.
An earthy and powerful read' SportPREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED UNDER THE TITLE BLOOD FOREST
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 400 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 12/12/2019
- Category: Historical adventure
- ISBN: 9781405943857
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