'Everyone has been raving about the film GLADIATOR, but Cato's story is its equal in bloody cut and thrust and has the bonus of conspiracy and intrigue to give it extra flavour' -- Northern Echo
Simon Scarrow is a former teacher who now devotes himself to writing full time. He lives outside Norwich with his family.
If you like military fiction in any age, and prefer that it moves quickly, has bloody action and a little conspiracy and intrigue on the side, then Simon Scarrow writes for you. Read morePublished on Oct. 13 2011 by Rodge
This a well researched book with a lot off action through out the book. It involves 2 main characters, 1 is centurian who has been in the army for a while and the other is young... Read morePublished on March 24 2011 by Ben Nicholson
Lets just say the first few pages hooked me, and I wound up buying ALL of the sequels within the week. Best historical fiction writer that I have read since Steven Pressfield!Published on Oct. 15 2010 by Sharkman
A great first read. The characters leap off the page and the action makes you see the blood, sweat and triumph of Rome's legions. Read morePublished on Feb. 25 2009 by C. Lam
Enjoyed it thoroughly. Very interesting characters and a good story kept me wanting to read right through to the end.Published on July 24 2007 by James
Bought this to read on vacation. Devoured it in two days and am greatly looking forward to reading more by this author. Read morePublished on April 22 2002 by sam corrison
I regret the time I wasted on this clunker.
For a so-called "military adventure" there's an awful lot of chatty, head-in-the-clouds characters. Read more