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Summary

The Roman Empire is on the brink of civil war. Only Maxentius, tyrant of Rome, stands between the emperor Constantine and supreme power in the west. Aurelius Castus, promoted from the ranks for valour, is now a tribune in Constantine's army. But as Constantine becomes increasingly devoted to Christianity, Castus is forced to ask himself whether he is backing the wrong man....

The coming war will decide the fate of empire, but also expose shadowy realms of treachery at the heart of Rome itself.

©2015 Ian Ross (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd

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"Ian imbues any situation with some wonderful twists, reinforcing that nothing in life (and therefore within these pages) is as simple as it seems...a writing masterclass in adding research and factoids that help rather than hinder the pace." ( The Bookbag)
"A thumping good read." (Ben Kane)

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great series

loved the series,made even better because it was narrated by Jonathan keeble who never let's you down

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Gritty

Thoroughly enjoyable once again. Narration excellent. Replete with battle scenes, gritty with the noise of rage, blood lust, death, defeat and victory.

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