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I think that’s because it took a nice detour from what was becoming the normal routine of the story following the 2nd Legion around Britain kicking the crap out of barbarians.

The general description of the life and times of a Roman soldier in Britain in 40 AD reads like it has been well researched. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Write a customer review. Cheers to the publisher for putting out this lukewarm tripe and managing to find a readership for it.

The Legion

The stories are told through the eyes of two centurions, Macro and Cato. One the old hand, rock steady and reliable, the other the ambitious over achiever come up through the ximon to prominence in a system where patronage and nepotism are the norm. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book continues on from where Gladiator left off, with our heroes tasked with tracking down the smon ex-Slave and Ex-Gladiator Ajax.

Best Yet I didn’t think I’d like this book, but it was the best, yet.

The Eagle’s Prey

Definitely my favorite one in the series so far. To view it, click here. In this novel you legipn the darker side of the army and to some extent see how personnal feelings can affect the bigger picture. As with the earlier books, our heroes Centurions Macro and Cato are in Lgion fighting with the 2nd Legion trying to subdue the Celts. Possibly the best book of the series so far. No trivia or quizzes yet. Book 10 in Cato and Macro’s lives and it lz that we are not even half way through all that there needs to be said.


Bernard C, ,a on you for such a blatant lie! Mar 22, Don A. My indulgence of the story was delayed by flu but as soon as I was better I picked up from where I’d left off and so did the action on sea and land.

The Nubians as a race are introduced in the book and for an history buff it makes for great reading. Yet another gripping novel from Simon Scarrow, book 5 and still really enjoying tracking the 2nd legion’s invasion of Britain! No imagination is spent trying to conjure up an ancient Britain of any depth or interest.

The Eagle’s Prey (Eagle, #5) by Simon Scarrow

That could change — I’m now reading Scarrow’s ‘Sword and Scimitar’, a new novel based on the cataclysmic battles between Europe and the Ottoman Empire in the late ‘s during the reign of Elizabeth I. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Really enjoyed this book. It’s set in Egypt and csarrow again sets Macro and Cato up against their old foe Ajax.

But ju Definitely my favorite one in the series so far. The baddies too, particularly Maximius, are hilarious caricatures of mustache twirling pantomime villainy who seem to have little or no reason behind the ridiculous things they do. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The series isRoman-style. Cato is young, a child of a palace official who fell on hard times, as a result Cato joined the army. Simon as ever describes a brilliant battle scene.

The Roman army has come to Britain and is prepared to destroy the Celtic tribes to establish their firm hold. In this book, Macro got another dimension and so did several other characters. Enjoyable book and i will continue with the series. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

His planning is legiom and his ruthlessness contributes to driving more out of Cato and Macro. Plus, the story was – for me – slightly weaker.


Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Like the previous books in the Eagle Saga, Legion can be read as a standalone story.

The usual great quality as is to be expected of Scarrow, but there were parts that jarred with me. After reading Wikipedia on the Roman invasion of Briton, I realized the book is perfect mixture of historical facts and creative embellish Best book in the series yet, we are still in Briton but the challenges and situations faced by our two protagonists are very different.

When I first started reading this excellent series, lo those many years ago, I was hoping it would continue and as it went on I kept hoping for more. Once again the battle scenes are graphic as they should be when writing about such conflicts and you can easily see in your minds eye the horrific injuries sustained and hear the clash of sword against sword.

I didn’t — but I still enjoyed the novel, since Scarrow gives readers enough background that you can leap into this one without missing a beat. Books by Simon Scarrow. This is the second or third Scarrow novel I’ve read and I enjoyed this one the most.

Get to Know Us. This a great action packed novel filed with twists at every flip of the page. A very solid 4 star book that makes for a good read! Books by Simon Scarrow. The latest in Simon Scarrows Roman series of books that initially all had the word ‘Eagle’ somewhere in the titlethis follows on fromt he events of ‘The Gladiator’ and can be seen as concluding the plot line first began in ‘Centurion’. I have to admit I was disappointed though at the end how it turned out.

A true achievement of the book, to have the back drop of these personal turmoil’s whilst not taking away the action and the pace and the drama.