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51 BC. In the aftermath of the dreadful siege of Alesia, the tribes of Gaul lie broken and sparse, and yet the fires of rebellion still burn in the hearts of a few. As Caesar and his army continue to pacify the land wherever revolt can be found, a new conspiracy is rising.

Lucterius of the Cadurci, survivor of Alesia, seeks to raise a new great revolt, building an army in his homeland, while a small group of dangerous warriors embark upon a secret and dangerous mission to rebuild all that was lost in that great siege.

Meanwhile, Marcus Falerius Fronto tries to adjust to life as a wine merchant in Massilia, little suspecting that old friends and new will soon be fighting alongside him as the last great threat from Gaul is brought right to his door.

The final battle for Gaul is about to begin.

©2015 S. J. A. Turney (P)2021 W F Howes

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Stirring stuff

As always Fronto is in the thick of the action. Another well crafted and brilliantly narrated instalment.

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Please get the next book on audible.

Fantastic series. Fantastic reader. The best of roman historical novels. I want to know if Caesar wins in the end...

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stupendous

for an 8th book in series, turney still continues to produce a tale nail-biting filled with all human feelings, even humour within violence, and there is some dark depravity at times on both sides, totally believable and engrossing characters old and new.
one thing,,, why is it taking so long to produce the next one, 9, as 13 is out in paperback?
I can't wait!!!

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Continues the series in fine form

It also includes the best description of the awfulness of Roman comedy I’ve read in years!

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  • Michael Cabral
  • 31-05-21

Love this entire series.

I hope there is more to come. Any student of Roman history knows the next events. How quickly it moves along is the only real unknown.

This could go right though the civil war in big steps or little bits at a time. No matter I have enjoyed them all. S. .J. A. Turney’s writing is for me very entertaining. With Carbo back I hope he is strongly in the mix. I’m sure we will see some cash made selling wine. How soon we get to the Rubicon is the question Fronto’s not getting any younger. I have also become a fan of Mark Williams. Sign me up for the next one.