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Fortress of Spears: Empire III By Anthony Riches

Fortress of Spears: Empire III by Anthony Riches

Condition - Very Good
$15.99
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Summary

The Romans take the fight north from Hadrian's Wall - to the enemy's greatest stronghold.

Fortress of Spears: Empire III Summary

Fortress of Spears: Empire III by Anthony Riches

'A master of the genre' The Times

The Romans have vanquished the rebel alliance; Calgus, Lord of the Northern Tribes, is the prisoner of the chieftains he once led. And the Roman leader has an audacious plan to capture Dinpaladyr, the barbarians' fortress of spears.

Marcus Aquila - burning for revenge on an enemy that has killed one of his best friends - rides north with the Petriana cavalry. He believes his disguise as Centurion Corvus of the 2nd Tungrians is still holding.

But he is just a few days ahead of two of the emperor's agents, sent from Rome to kill him. Pitiless assassins who know his real name, and too much about his friends.

Fortress of Spears: Empire III Reviews

This is fast-paced and gripping "read-through-the-night" fiction, with marvellous characters and occasional moments of dark humour. Some authors are better historians than they are storytellers. Anthony Riches is brilliant at both. * Conn Iggulden *
A damn fine read . . . fast-paced, action-packed. * Ben Kane *
Stands head and shoulders above a crowded field . . . . real, live characters act out their battles on the northern borders with an accuracy of detail and depth of raw emotion that is a rare combination. * Manda Scott *

About Anthony Riches

Anthony Riches holds a degree in Military Studies from Manchester University. He began writing the story that would become Wounds of Honour after a visit to Housesteads in 1996. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and three children.

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Fortress of Spears: Empire III by Anthony Riches
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
2012-03-29
400
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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