Emperor Nero’s grip on power is weakening. In every shadow he sees an enemy and like a cornered animal he lashes out at every perceived threat. His paranoia settles on the figure of Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo, Rome’s greatest General who leads the imperial legions in the East. So popular is Corbulo with his men that he effective presides over an Empire within an Empire. Is Corbulo preparing to march against Rome and take the purple? Gaius Valerius Verrens, Hero of Rome, is ordered to Antioch..
‘The story I now commence is rich in vicissitudes, grim with warfare, torn by civil strife, a tale of horror even during times of peace.’ Tacitus, The Histories AD 68. The..Подробнее
A las nueve y veinte de la noche llaman al timbre de la residencia neoyorquina del agente especial Aloysius Pendergast, y la fiel Constance Greene acude a abrir. En el umbral..Описание
‘The story I now commence is rich in vicissitudes, grim with warfare, torn by civil strife, a tale of horror even during times of peace.’ Tacitus, The Histories AD 68. The..Описание
Summer, AD 69. Rome and its empire are in turmoil, caught in the coils of a desperate and destructive civil war. The emperor Otho is dead by his own hand and his rival, Aulus..Подробнее
Gaius Valerius Verrens returns to Rome from the successful campaign against Boudicca in Britain. Now hailed a ''Hero of Rome'', Valerius is not the man he once was - scarred both..Описание