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The Eagle's Prey

It is late summer 44 AD and the battle-weary Roman legions are in their second year of campaigning against the British tribes. The troops' commander, General Plautius, is under pressure from the Emperor to crush the natives once and for all. Centurions Macro and Cato are with the crack Second Legion under the precarious leadership of Centurion Maximus and it's their task to hold a ford across a river when the natives are forced into a trap. But Maximus's nerve breaks, allowing the enemy to escape. Outraged by this failure, General Plautius orders the decimation of the unit. Hiding from their former comrades, as well as the Britons, Cato's small band of fugitives have only one chance to redeem themselves...

  • Published by Isis Audio
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre Adventure/Suspense
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 1st July 2017
  • Duration 13 Hrs. 38 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781445067285

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