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Traitors of Rome (Eagles of the Empire 18): Roman army heroes Cato and Macro face treachery in the ranks (English Edition) THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERThe enthralling new Cato and Macro adventure in Simon Scarrows bestselling Eagles of the Empire series Not to be missed by readers of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell ADBattle hardened veterans of the Roman army Tribune Cato and Centurion Macro are garrisoned at the eastern border, aware that their movements are constantly monitored by spies from dangerous, mysterious Parthia But the enemy within could be the deadliest threat to the Legion and the Empire Theres a traitor in the ranks Rome shows no mercy to those who betray their comrades, and the Empire But first the guilty man must be discovered Cato and Macro are in a race against time to expose the truth, while the powerful enemy over the border waits to exploit any weaknesses in the Legion The traitor must die Praise for Simon Scarrows bestselling novels Blood, gore, political intrigueA historical fiction thriller thatll have you reaching for your gladius Daily Sport Gripping ferocious and compelling Daily ExpressBrilliantly told adventures Roman soldiering at its very best even by Scarrows high standards Sunday Sport This is book 18 in the ongoing series of adventures of Cato and Macro, this time they are on the eastern frontier of the empire preparing for war with Parthia There are the usual scrapes, battles and deceptions along the way and while it flows along at a good pace it is all somewhat samey from the previous books in the series There are interesting paragraphs fleshing out the pairs domestic lives but overall this book is something of an anti climax, the title traitors of Rome and the blurb suggest some grand conspiracy such as that of the liberators in the earlier books when it s nothing of the sort and all a bit predictable Fans of the series will lap it up and the end sets up for book 19 nicely, overall this book probably won t win many new readers but it s enjoyable enough and if you ve read the previous books you sort have to keep going don t you Traitors of Rome was a bit of a surprise.There was a lot of dark premonition, with both characters feeling the burden of their mortality I still think Cato has solid plot armor, but I am worried for Macro.I like the character turn that Cato went through the last 2 or so novels He is no longer the Wesley Crusher of the Roman Empire, the boy wonder, who always save the day, all by himself, no matter how dire the situation Cato makes mistakes He makes bad decisions Cato has become darker I like it I d like him even a little darker.I am super happy for Macro He got a bit of a private life, rather than being the mere sidekick for Cato.In this book they both go on sperate mission for a while Good for Macro, who got some action for himself Of course, the two are back together to fight the final battle side by side.There was a lot of foreboding that the journey might come to an end, but there still is enough wiggle room for plausible plot twists to keep it going for several books Or until Lucius is old enough to take over as lead character and let is dad and uncle step back from the front line. This eventful historical Roman adventure is the 18th episode of the fantastic Eagles of the Empire Cato Macro series from the author, Simon Scarrow.At the beginning of the book you ll find a well drawn map of the Frontier between the Roman Empire and Parthia in the 1st Century, while there s also a great cast list of great historical and superb fictional figures who re featuring in this thrilling Roman historical tale.It s another fast paced and action packed addition to this series, accompanied with great story telling by the author, as well as very believable characters who come all vividly to life within this marvellous Roman adventure.This story is set as from the year, AD 56, and our main protagonists, Prefect Cato and Senior Centurion Macro, find themselves in Tarsus under the leadership of General, Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo, who s also a great Commander, shrewd tactician and hard taskmaster.The story evolves quickly after the marriage celebration of Macro and Petronella, when Cato is summoned by General Corbulo and is sent on a secret diplomatic mission to Parthia to parley for a peace treaty with King Vologases of Parthia, in which he s accompanied with Corbulo s envoy spy, Apollonius of Perga, as well as Cato s new slave, Flaminius, who manages to escape when in Parthia, and several others as escort, while Macro will assume his role as acting Prefect of the garrison of Tarsus.With Macro on a military mission to recapture Thapsis from the rebels with General Corbulo, and Cato underway to Ctesiphon to parley for peace with King Vologases of Parthia, both mission and embassy will encounter treacherous situations, tough battles, and many deaths for Cato and Macro and their men to absorb.What will follow is a tremendous Roman historical tale, where on the one hand General Corbulo with his army and Macro in their midst is trying to turn raw recruits into hardened veterans for when they are needed when war against Parthia will begin, but instead of support he has to endure rebellion and treason that will be dealt with in the only possible way, the Roman way, while on the other hand Cato and Apollonius are facing treachery within their own ranks as well as treason within the court of King Vologases, and this last treachery with enable them to escape from Seleucia and to arrive at Thapsis to quell the mutiny, that s come from within and the rebels, with the remaining loyal Roman troops.Very much recommended, for this book is simply a wonderful addition to this terrific series and that s I like to call it A Superb Cato Macro Roman Sequel Simon Scarrow really does not know how to disappoint his readers this series of well researched but highly readable and gripping novels must score highly with anyone interested in the Roman Empire This one does just that If you haven t started the series, go and find Under the Eagle the first in the series and enjoy the ride. I love Simon scarrow s Cato and macro books and read them all at least once a year, sometimes This book is no exception. Another exciting and well written adventure for Cato and Macro from Mr Scarrow Without spoiling plots etc there are plenty of twists and turns for our heroes to face and conquer.The novel, for me perhaps of a series of tales that intertwine, feels it has reached a crossroads for the main characters so it will be interesting to see the next instalment and as soon as possible please Great book, devoured very quickly and thoroughly enjoyed Thank you. Back with CATO Macro as they continue with adventures through the Roman Empire This is book 18 and a solid worthy read just received couple of days ago Simon Scarrow is a top writer and deserves your attention he sets the pace at the forefront of historical fiction Stonking good read Hope another one in the series comes out soon. Great

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