A desolate wasteland. A mission gone wrong. An impossible goal. A gripping new series of Ancient Rome
Roman scout Silus is deep behind enemy lines in Caledonia. As he spies on a raiding party, he is abruptly discovered by an enemy chief and his son.
Mounting a one man ambush, everything quickly goes wrong. Silus must run for his life, the head of the enemy leader in his hands. Little does he know the price he will pay...
As Silus is inducted into the Arcani, an elite faction of assassins and spies, he must return to Caledonia, back into the wilderness, and risk everything in the service of his Caesar. The odds don't look good.
Failure is not an option.
A blood-soaked and unputdownable Roman thriller, anchored in detailed historical research, perfect for fans of Ben Kane, Conn Iggulden and Robert Fabbri
Brothers. Emperors. Deadly enemies... An unputdownable novel of intrigue and combat in Rome.
Emperor Severus is on his deathbed. His sons Geta and Caracalla, feuding in Britannia, are readying for a devastating power struggle.
Silus, now a centurion in the Arcani, the secretive network of spies and killers, is thrown into the maelstrom. Back in Rome, plots breed in the stinking alleys.
Everyone might be an enemy. Everyone a traitor. As an Imperial Assassin, Silus' loyalty will be tested to breaking point. And with the Empire starting to buckle under the strain, Silus must ask what matters: Rome or his own damned soul?
Better watch yourself...
From thundering races at the Circus Maximus to death in the Imperial palaces, this is a powerful and unputdownable novel that will transport to you Ancient Rome, perfect for fans of Ben Kane, Simon Scarrow and Conn Iggulden.
The fate of Rome, and thousands of lives, rests on the shoulders of one man.
After murdering his brother, and taking the position of Emperor for himself, Caracalla orders a brutal purge of the supporters of Geta.
Meanwhile, Caracalla's ally Marcellus has his son suddenly kidnapped. But why Silus is ordered to track down and rescue the boy, rumoured to be Caracalla's child.
As Rome buckles beneath the weight of slaughter, Silus will travel to the city of Alexandria. There he will need to risk everything to save the boy, the Empire and his own life...* * * * *
New paperback books published by Canelo
Book Dimensions: 20cm x 13 cm
As well as the Emperor of Rome Series. Alex Gough has written the Carbo of Rome Trilogy.