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Antonius: Second in Command (Antonius Trilogy, #2)

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"SECOND IN COMMAND IS A WONDERFUL ADDITION TO THE PANTHEON OF LITERATURE FEATURING THE ALWAYS FASCINATING MARC ANTONY. AN EXCITING READ!" Michelle Moran, international bestselling author of Cleopatra's Daughter


Having proven himself as a formidable cavalry commander, Marcus Antonius finally earns a position at his kinsman Julius Caesar’s side. However, Caesar is an exacting
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Paperback, 421 pages
Published October 25th 2019 by Dawg House Books
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Mercedes Rochelle
Nov 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Book two in the Antonius Trilogy takes us through the uneasy middle years. As expected, Antony excels in warfare but he is terribly uncomfortable dealing with politics. Nonetheless, he does his best to shore up Caesar’s hectic pursuits and keep Rome at an even keel; it seems that Caesar trusts no one else to navigate the Senate for him. It doesn’t help that Antony’s impetuous friend and mentor is busy trouncing ages-old traditions and carving out a controversial reputation for himself—regardless ...more
Troy Greenwood
Oct 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
If you enjoy historical fiction, you have to read this! Antonius: Second in command was a thrilling read that packed a whole lot of Marcus Antonius' life into engaging events that we've all heard about, but never understood the scope of this great man's life. I cheated a little and haven't read the first book, but I'm very glad I can go back to fill the time between now and when the third book is published.


Some of the writing would pull me out of a scene, but it was rare. I don't read much
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Sharon Doane
Nov 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Brook Allen’s Second in Command, book number two in her Antonius trilogy, delivers on the promise of the first. We find Antony still desirous of securing favor and glory with Julius Caesar by skillfully building his reputation as a warrior and leader of legions. Caesar, demanding absolute allegiance, prefers his cousin’s support back in Rome in the guise of politician, a role that chafes the younger man and sets him at odds with certain senators who care little for the ambitions of either.

Allen’
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Brook Allen has a passion for ancient history—especially 1st century BC Rome. Her current work is a trilogy on the life of Marcus Antonius—Marc Antony, which she has worked on for the past fourteen years. The first installment, Antonius: Son of Rome was published in March 2019. It follows Antony as a young man, from the age of eleven, when his father died in disgrace, until he’s twenty-seven and ...more