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Eagle and the Wolves, The
(ISBN: 0312324480)

Author(s): Scarrow, Simon Pages: 288
Publisher: Headline Date of Publication: 2003
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Rom Brit Period: 44 AD (Code: 7b4)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: n First Person: n
Detective/Narrator:
Subject:

Fourth in a series, this work follows the continuing adventures of the Centurion Macro and his second in command Cato as they deal with the Celts.

"In the summer of AD 44, tense undercurrents amongst the tribe of nominally friendly Atrebatans are ready to explode into open revolt.  It falls to Centurions Macro and Cato to provide aged ruler Verica with an army.  With a scratch force of raw recruits, unversed in the techniques of war, they must find and destroy a cunning opponent.  But can they do this while surviving the deadly cross-currents of plotters threatening to destroy not only Macro and Cato, but all their comrades serving with the Eagles? (dj via Codenys)In the summer of AD 44, tense undercurrents amonst the tribe of nominally friendly Atrebatans are ready to explode into onent.  But can they do this while surviving the deadly cross-currents of plotteropen revolt.  It falls to Centurions Macro and Cato to provide aged ruler Verica with an army.  With a scratch force of raw recruits, unversed in the techniques of war, they must find and destroy a cunning opp

Unique Qualities:

There are 6 books in this "Eagle Series"  so far. 1) Under the Eagles (2) The Eagle’s Conquest, (3) When the Eagle Hunts,  (5) The Eagle’s Prey, (6) The Eagle’s Prophecy, and (7) The Eagle in the Sand (scheduled for release in August, 2006).

Rating:

Enjoyable adventure story. (Ashworth)

Review By: Mike Ashworth
Review In:

Historical Novels Review, 26

 

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