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Blood Enemy (Invader #2)

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Britannia is a nightmare campaign setting for the brave soldiers of the Second Legion. Horatius Figulus, a junior officer, has been rewarded for bravery and skill against the island's rebel forces with a mission that could bring him prestige and position. He and his most trusted comrades are to help install a new king in a hostile area. Succeed, and they'll establish an ...more
Kindle Edition, 84 pages
Published August 14th 2014 by Headline
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Mr. Matt
Nov 09, 2014 Mr. Matt rated it liked it
Shelves: hf-roman, 2014
Another very fun, quick read of a novella. I've always enjoyed historical fiction based in the early Empire period and these books deliver. The action is fast and furious - as is the story. Figulus, after his success in the first book is given another special assignment. He is to escort a puppet king to his lands. It sounds like an easy, carefree assignment away from the battlefields for Figulus and his men - and then they get to the punchline. Not only do they have to escort this puppet king to ...more
The second of Simon Scarrow's 'Invader' novellas, that are an exception from his normal Roman army novels in that they do not follow Macro and Cato.

Instead, what had been secondary characters in his earlier novels take the fore-front: in this, after successfully landing on the beach in the previous novel(la) (think a Roman D-day landing!) Figulus and his men are tasked with escorting and installing a pro-Roman leader in an anti-Roman countryside.

While, admittedly, we're only 2 stories into the I
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Simon Scarrow is a UK-based author, born in Nigeria, and now living in Norfolk. He completed a master's degree at the University of East Anglia, and, after working at the Inland Revenue, went into teaching as a lecturer at City College, Norwich.

He is best known for his "Eagle" series. This is Roman empire military fiction, starting with the second invasion of Britain, and continuing with subsequen
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