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Sword Song #4 Last Kingdom Saxon Chronicles

By: Bernard Cornwell

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Harper: 2008

Seller ID: 003935

ISBN: 0007219733

Condition: New


The fourth in the bestselling Alfred series from number one historical novelist, Bernard Cornwell. It is 885. England is at peace; the Danes rule the north and King Alfred holds the south. But trouble stirs when a band of Vikings invade London. Uhtred of Bebbanburg, Alfred's greatest warrior, must lead his men to attack the Viking raiders in the south. But his allegiance to the King will be tested in perhaps the most threatening way yet. View more info

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Vagabond #2 Grail Quest

By: Bernard Cornwell

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Harper: 2009

Seller ID: 003936

ISBN: 0007310315

Condition: New


The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the bestselling Harlequin, this is the second instalment in Bernard Cornwell's GRAIL QUEST series, in a bright and bold repackage. It is 1346. While King Edward III fights in France, England lies exposed to the threat of invasion. Thomas of Hookton, archer and hero of Crécy, finds himself back in the north just as the Scots invade on behalf of their French allies.Thomas is determined to pursue his personal quest: to discover whether a relic he is searching for is the Holy Grail. But once again it is the archers whose skills will be called upon, and who wil... View more info

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Bones of the Hills #3 Conqueror [used book]

By: Conn Iggulden

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Harper: 2010

Seller ID: 0007353278

ISBN: 0007353278

Condition: Good


The third novel in the No. 1 bestselling Conqueror series, following the life and adventures of the mighty Genghis Khan and his descendants Genghis Khan has fulfilled his dream of uniting the many warring tribes of his lands into one great nation. He has taken his armies against the mighty cities of their oldest enemies. Now he finds trouble rising west of the Mongolian plains. His emissaries are being mutilated or killed and his trading gestures rebuffed. He decides to divide his armies to conquer, using his sons as generals and sending them out simultaneously in many directions. As... View more info

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Warriors #2 Conquest Trilogy [used book]

By: Jack Ludlow

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Allison & Busby: 2009

Seller ID: 001852

ISBN: 0749010886

Condition: Good


Italy, 11th Century. The Byzantine Empire rules much of Europe and in the Italian states it does so through force and bribery but the indigenous populations are restless. Arduin of Fassano, with the Lombard and Norman men he commands are mercenaries for the young and enterprising Byzantine general, Michael Doukeianos. However, Arduin feels the time may have come to rejoin his Lombard brethren and rise up in revolt against their Eastern rulers. A crucial city in this revolt is the fortress of Melfi. General Doukeianos appoints Arduin to protect it, unaware of his imminent betrayal. To guard ... View more info

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The Oath #29 Medieval West Country Mystery [used book]

By: Michael Jecks

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Simon and Schuster: 2010

Seller ID: 001193

ISBN: 1847379001

Condition: Good


1326. In an England riven with conflict, knight and peasant alike find their lives turned upside down by the warring factions of Edward II, with his hated favourite, Hugh le Despenser, and Edward's estranged queen Isabella and her lover, Sir Roger Mortimer. Yet even in such times the brutal slaughter of an entire family, right down to a babe in arms, still has the power to shock. Three further murders follow, and bailiff Simon Puttock is drawn into a web of intrigue, vengeance, power and greed as Roger Mortimer charges him to investigate the killings. Michael Jecks brilliantly evokes the turmo... View more info

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Rome's Lost Son #6 Vespasian

By: Robert Fabbri

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Corvus: 2015

Seller ID: 000587

ISBN: 0857899694

Condition: New


Rome, AD 51: Vespasian brings Rome's greatest enemy before the Emperor. After eight years of resistance, the British warrior Caratacus has been caught. But even Vespasian's victory cannot remove the newly-made consul from Roman politics: Agrippina, Emperor Claudius's wife, pardons Caratacus.Claudius is a drunken fool and Narcissus and Pallas, his freedmen, are battling for control of his throne. Separately, they decide to send Vespasian East to Armenia to defend Rome's interests. But there is more at stake than protecting a client kingdom. Rumours abound that Agrippina is involved in a plot to... View more info

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Masters of Rome #5 Vespasian

By: Robert Fabbri

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Corvus: 2015

Seller ID: 000588

ISBN: 0857899651

Condition: New


Britannia, 45 AD: Vespasian's brother, Sabinus, is captured by druids. The druids want to offer a potent sacrifice to their gods - not just one Roman Legate, but two. They know that Vespasian will come after his brother and they plan to sacrifice the siblings on Midsummer's Day. But to whom will they be making this sacrifice? What were the gods of this land before the Celts came? Only the druids still hold the secret and it is one of pure malevolence.Vespasian must strive to save his brother whilst completing the conquest of the south-west of the haunted isle, before he is drawn inexorably bac... View more info

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Rome's Fallen Eagle #4 Vespasian

By: Robert Fabbri

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Corvus: 2014

Seller ID: 000589

ISBN: 0857897462

Condition: New


Rome, AD41. Caligula has been assassinated and the Praetorian Guard have proclaimed Claudius Emperor - but his position is precarious. His three freedmen, Narcissus, Pallas and Callistus, must find a way to manufacture a quick victory for Claudius - but how? Pallas has the answer: retrieve the Eagle of the Seventeenth, lost in Germania nearly 40 years before.Who but Vespasian could lead a dangerous mission into the gloomy forests of Germania? Accompanied by a small band of cavalry, Vespasian and his brother try to pick up the trail of the Eagle. But they are tailed by hunters who kill off men ... View more info

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False God of Rome #3 Vespasian

By: Robert Fabbri

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Corvus: 2013

Seller ID: 000590

ISBN: 0857897438

Condition: New


Vespasian is serving as a military officer on the outskirts of the Roman Empire, suppressing local troubles and defending the Roman way. But political events in Rome - Tiberius' increasingly insane debauchery, the escalating grain crisis -draw him back to the city.When Caligula becomes Emperor, Vespasian believes that things will improve. Instead, he watches his leader deteriorate from Rome's shining star to a blood-crazed, profligate madman. Lavish building projects, endless games, public displays of his incestuous relationship with his sister, Drusilla, and a terrified senate are as nothing ... View more info

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Rome's Executioner #2 Vespasian

By: Robert Fabbri

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Corvus: 2013

Seller ID: 000591

ISBN: 1848879148

Condition: New


A hero forged in battle. A legend born. Thracia, AD30: Even after four years military service at the edge of the Roman world, Vespasian can't escape the tumultuous politics of an Empire on the brink of disintegration. His patrons in Rome have charged him with the clandestine extraction of an old enemy from a fortress on the banks of the Danube before it falls to the Roman legion besieging it. Vespasian's mission is the key move in a deadly struggle for the right to rule the Roman Empire. The man he has been ordered to seize could be the witness that will destroy Sejanus, commander of the Praet... View more info

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Tribune of Rome #1 Vespasian

By: Robert Fabbri

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Corvus: 2012

Seller ID: 000592

ISBN: 1848879113

Condition: New


One Man: Born in rural obscurity. One Destiny: To become one of Rome's greatest Emperors. 26 AD: Sixteen-year-old Vespasian leaves his family farm for Rome, his sights set on finding a patron and following his brother into the army. But he discovers a city in turmoil and an Empire on the brink. The aging emperor Tiberius is in seclusion on Capri, leaving Rome in the iron grip of Sejanus, commander of the Praetorian Guard. Sejanus is ruler of the Empire in all but name, but many fear that isn't enough for him. Sejanus' spies are everywhere - careless words at a dinner party can be as dangerous ... View more info

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The Afghan Campaign [used book]

By: Steven Pressfield

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Doubleday: 2006

Seller ID: 0385610653

ISBN: 0385610653

Condition: Good


Alexander the Great's campaign in the Afghan kingdoms began in the summer of 330bc. It would last for three brutal years and prove the most difficult he and his army ever fought. Thrilling and urgently-told, "The Afghan Campaign" tells the story of this bloody and ruthless conflict from the perspective of a Macedonian recruit. The youngest of three brothers and eager to prove himself, Matthias has volunteered to join the leader he worships on his ambitious expedition into the unknown, unconquered country we now call Afghanistan. But as he joins the frontline, Matthias begins to realise that th... View more info

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Warlock #3 Ancient Egyptian [used book]

By: Wilbur Smith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, MacMillan: 2001

Seller ID: 0333761340

ISBN: 0333761340

Condition: Good


Stricken with grief after the death of Queen Lostris, Taita becomes a hermit, studies the occult and transforms himself into a warlock. He discovers there has been a divine purpose in his suffering when he is called upon to save the dynasty of Queen Lostris from the evil that looms over Egypt. View more info

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Warlock #3 Ancient Egyptian [used book]

By: Wilbur Smith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Pan: 2007

Seller ID: 0330450921

ISBN: 0330450921

Condition: Good


Hidden away in the vast and forbidding deserts of North Africa, Taita has passed the years since the death of his beloved Queen Lostris in prayer and study. He has become the Warlock, wise in the lore of the ancient Gods, an adept of magic and the supernatural. Now Taita answers the summons from the beyond. He leaves the desert vastness and returns to the world of men, to find himself plunged into a terrible conflict against the forces of evil which threaten to overwhelm the throne and the realm of Egypt, and to destroy the young prince Nefer who is the grandson of Queen Lostris. With vivid de... View more info