Praetorian [Simon Scarrow, Jonathan Keeble] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The city of Rome in AD 50 is a dangerous place. Treachery. Praetorian by Simon Scarrow. Praetorian book cover. Free preview. Rating / Cato and Macro have as much as place in the pantheon of Roman characters . 11 Feb Read “Praetorian Cato & Macro: Book 11” by Simon Scarrow with Rakuten Kobo. The brand new thrilling Roman adventure from the bestselling.

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Scarrow is as good as Davis and Saylor. As usual with my reviews i wont touch on the story too much as i feel reviews should not contain plot and spoilers. No sooner have they begun to unearth the details of the Liberators’ devious plan than disaster strikes: To me however it feels a little lazy as it could have easily been worked into being a book that stood out on its own instead of being just a link in preatorian chain.

Praetorian by Simon Scarrow book review

Legion saw a return to old school Macro and Cato and Simons best work, so would Praetorian keep up that momentum? The stories are told through the eyes of two centurions, Macro and Cato. Praetorian First UK edition cover.

Refresh and try again. They have their limits, they can and do get injured or nearly lose fights.

Insomma, l’eroe che non ti aspetti. No big battle scenesmore spy thriller stuff. The city of Rome in AD 50 is a dangerous place. Although not thrilled at having to be spies rather than soldiers, they accept the duty.

Macro and Cato now find themselves members of the elite Praetorian Guard, charged with defending the emperor himself against harm. Scarrow ha il dono di non indugiare troppo negli aspetti descrittivi.

Set in Rome, this book doesn’t have the tyical fights of the roman legion in its occupied territories, but instead is more focused on palacian intrigue.

Tasked with infiltrating the Guard, Cato and Macro face a daunting test to win the trust of their fellow soldiers. Eagles in the Storm. Time remaining — day s — hour s — minute s — second s. Jan 17, Jonathan Tomes rated it it was amazing. To ask other readers questions about Praetorianplease sign up. Can I start the serie with this book?


Praetorian by Simon Scarrow

Non ci sono barbari da uccidere o frontiere da difendere ma esiste un presunto complotto da sventare tra gli ambigui ambienti di corte. The action commences soon enough with Macro and Cato coming simoj against a gang headed by the giant Cestius.

Not as good as others scatrow the series, but a cracking read nevertheless. Het boek is een beetje een “vreemde eend in de bijt” voor de kenners van de reeks omdat hier het “detective genre” de overhand neemt.

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Although, the series does seem to be dragging out a little. There is also an unusual attempt on the Emperor’s life but I won’t spoil it for you in-case you intend to read the book. This time, the two try their hand at spying, seeking out a conspiracy to kill the emperor. Would you like us to take another look at this review?

Praetorian (Eagle, #11) by Simon Scarrow

At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Read and enjoy Sorry Simon I didn’t hit the final star properly. This is one of the best I prefer the stories where Cato’s brains match Macros’ fighting skills. The Intrigue in this book gives it more depth without losing the great camaraderie which grows and grows with every book, the intricacies of a relationship that has to change and evolve as changes in rank and relationship occur, as the young Cato matures and grows.

Macro has softened a bit, though still rough and tumble and a better fighter than Cato. No idea why I waited so long to carry on with this series. Eagle 1 – 10 of 17 books. This article about a historical novel of the simob is a stub. Treachery lurks on every corner, and a shadowy Republican movement, ‘the Liberators’, has spread its tentacles wide. Although enjoyable, the pace of the storyline was a lot slower than usual and I thought there was less humou Praetorian sees a departure from the usual legionary capers for Macro and Cato as the two intrepid heroes return to Rome to work undercover as members of the Praetorian guard as they try to uncover a plot to undermine the Emperor, Claudius and bring his reign to an end.


Im really looking forward to book Traitors are threatening to plunge the Empire into bloody chaos and no one can be trusted. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

Invictus Eagles of the Empire The character development and stories have been interesting. Time remaining — ppraetorian s — hour s — minute s — second s. Cato and Macro work best on battlefields. Bovendien geeft hij elk boek een interessante historische setting mee, met uitstekend svarrow militaire clashes en een heel spannend “inside verhaal”.

If you don’t see the second conspiracy coming, then you should be registered a literary blind person. To view it, click here.

When grain deliveries to Rome fail, the emperor must throw more and more elaborate circuses to placate the mob—conditions that the plotters hope will help them seize power.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Also interesting is the description we have of life in ancient Rome with all its discrepancies between the wealthy and the poor. Oct 11, John Salter rated it really liked it.

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