AN EMPIRE IN DECLINE. Centurion Aurelius Castus - once a soldier in the elite legions of the Danube - believes his glory days are over, as he finds himself in the cold, grey wastes of northern Britain, battling to protect an empire in decline. Here he must face the barbarians beyond Hadrian's Wall, in a mission riven with bloodshed and treachery. Can Castus keep his promise to a woman he has sworn to help? And is anything about this doomed enterprise what it seems? WAR AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD is the epic first instalment in a sequence of novels set at the end of the Roman Empire, during the reign of the Emperor Constantine.a#39;Wea#39;ve got company, a#39; Timotheus said quietly as they approached a ford across the river. a#39;Ia#39;ve seen them, a#39; ... The effect was alien, even inhuman. Castus ... he called over his shoulder as they gained the dry ground on the other side of the river.
|Title||:||The War at the Edge of the World|
|Publisher||:||Head of Zeus - 2015-01-01|