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The Jewel of Medina

by Sherry Jones

From the Publisher Born Aisha bint Abi Bakr in seventh century Arabia, she would become the favorite wife of the Prophet Muhammad, and one of the most revered women in the Muslim faith. Married at the age of...


The Song of Achilles

Women's Prize for Fiction 2012

by Madeline Miller

The legend begins...

Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia to be raised in the shadow of King Peleus and his golden son, Achilles. “The best...


Explorer

Carthaginian Empire #1

by David Bowman

The Carthaginian explorer Hanno left the Mediterranean to sail south. Instead the grandmother of all storms has pushed him north. His small fleet of war galleys, battered, crews exhausted, supplies depleted...


Men of Bronze

by Scott Oden

It is 526 B.C. and the empire of the Pharaohs is dying, crushed by the weight of its own antiquity. Decay riddles its cities, infects its aristocracy, and weakens its armies. While across the expanse of Sinai,...


Gates of Fire

by Steven Pressfield

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Steven Pressfield's The Profession.

The national bestseller!

At Thermopylae, a rocky mountain pass in northern Greece, the feared and admired Spartan soldiers stood...


Pax Cathaga

Carthaginian Empire #25

by David Bowman

Now, one hundred and thirty years after the bloody massacres that heralded the birth of Pax Carthaga there are mutterings of discontent within the vast empire. One man rules form Carthage, his deputy from Mai...


THE LADY PHILOSOPHER: The Story of Hypatia

by Brian Trent

On a November night in Egypt, 414 A.D., one of history's most brilliant individuals was assassinated. Her name was Hypatia, teacher and scientist at the fabled Great Library of Alexandria and the last glimmer...


Innocence and Gold Dust

by Frances Webb

"After Eutropius' mother dies while giving birth to him, the newborn is raised by a shepherd and his wife. The shepherd castrates the baby to increase his worth and sells him into slavery, where Eutropius eventually...


Saxon: The Emperor's Elephant

Saxon #2

by Tim Severin

Sigwulf, a Saxon prince exiled to the court of Carolus, King of the Franks, is summoned by the royal advisor Alcuin of York. Carolus has received magnificent gifts from the Caliph of Baghdad and is determined...


Trade Not War

Carthaginian Empire #28

by David Bowman

Their borders secure once more Hannibal II returns in triumph to his home city. As the soldiers of the army are released back into civilian life it is now trade that dominates the agenda.

It is 152AD and Pax...


Homecoming

Carthaginian Empire #2

by David Bowman

Hanno has made friends with the local tribe even married the chief's daughter but can he get home? He needs to repair his ships but his tools don't work so well on the local oak. Can he turn this to his advantage?...


The galley

Carthaginian Empire #17

by David Bowman

There is an important secret to the way the Carthaginians build their galleys. Each is identical to all of the others. They are built to a standard design and each piece is marked. You can take one apart and...


Assassin

Carthaginian Empire #10

by David Bowman

Handro is taking a well earned sabbatical, a chance to rest in Athens, now captured. One night a slight sound disturbs him. The spreading wetness by his side tells him his sleeping companion has been murdered....


Macedonean Rebellion

Carthaginian Empire #12

by David Bowman

Phillip would be king of Macedonia if the Carthaginians hadn't arrived. Now he must lead a last desperate rebellion against the overlords from across the sea. Is it still his destiny to rule or has Carthage...


The Road to Rome

The Forgotten Legion Trilogy #3

by Ben Kane

In 48 B.C., having survived a disastrous campaign in Pythia as part of the Forgotten Legion and spent years fighting their way back to Rome, Romulus and Tarquinius have finally made it as far as Alexandria....


The Forgotten Legion

The Forgotten Legion Trilogy #1

by Ben Kane

Set in the late Roman Republic, in the first century B.C.E., The Forgotten Legion is a tale of the greatest empire of the ancient world from the perspective of those on the lowest rungs of its society.  Romulus...


The Silver Eagle

The Forgotten Legion Trilogy #2

by Ben Kane

“A gripping blend of history, battles, gore, ancient politics, betrayals, consummate and casual cruelty, and sex....a pleasure for those who like history and great adventure.” —Library Journal on The Forgotten...


The Gladiator

Spartacus #1

by Ben Kane

“Gritty, passionate and violent, this thrilling book is a real page-turner and a damn good read. It brings Spartacus—and ancient Rome—to vivid, colorful life.” —Steven Pressfield, author of Gates of...


Shield of Thunder

Troy #2

by David Gemmell

The second novel in David Gemmell’s bestselling Troy trilogy. Interlacing myth and history, and high adventure, this is epic storytelling at its very best.

War is looming, and all the kings of the Great Green...


Lord of the Silver Bow

Troy #1

by David Gemmell

He is a man of many names. Some call him the Golden One; others, the Lord of the Silver Bow. To the Dardanians, he is Prince Aeneas. But to his friends, he is Helikaon. Strong, fast, quick of mind, he is a bold...