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The Macedonian

by Nicholas Guild

Nicholas Guild's The Macedonian is a gripping fictional account of the life of Philip of Macedon, the king who sired Alexander the Great and conquered an unprecedented number of ancient Greek city-states.

On...


Feast of Sorrow: A Novel of Ancient Rome

by Crystal King

Set amongst the scandal, wealth, and upstairs-downstairs politics of a Roman family, this “addictively readable first novel” (Kirkus Reviews) features the man who inspired the world’s oldest cookbook and...


The Spartan Dagger

by Nicholas Guild

Ancient Sparta comes to life in The Spartan Dagger, Nicholas Guild's vivid tale of murder and vengeance.

On a cold night, at the outskirts of a peasant village, two Spartan youths wait to perform an ancient rite...


Clouds of War

Hannibal #3

by Ben Kane

In 213 B.C., as the forces of both Rome and Hannibal’s army from Carthage are still reeling from the losses at the Battle of Canae, the second Punic War rages on. With more and more of Rome’s Italian allies...


Fields of Blood

Hannibal #2

by Ben Kane

Hannibal's campaign to defeat Rome continues. Having brought his army safely over the Alps in winter, he now marches south to confront the enemy. With him is a young soldier, Hanno. Like his general, Hanno burns...


Sword of Apollo

The Warrior Trilogy #3

by Noble Smith

"Noble Smith brings the gory political struggles of fifth-century [B.C.] Greece vividly to life in a way that I haven't seen since the novels of Mary Renault. A superb historical novel by a master storyteller."—Angus...


The Last Supper host

by Valerio Massimo Manfredi

History is full of witnesses unaware of the events that have changed the course of humanity. Valerio Massimo Manfredi knows it well. Almost like the famous Italian writer Alessandro Manzoni, his literary work...


Spartans at the Gates: A Novel

The Warrior Trilogy #2

by Noble Smith

The Peloponnesian War has begun. An army of merciless Spartan invaders have arrived at the gates of Plataea, bent on obliterating the independent city-state and its inhabitants. Plataea's oldest allies, the...


Hannibal: Enemy of Rome

Hannibal #1

by Ben Kane

As Rome rose to power in the 3rd century BCE there was only one real rival in the Mediterranean—Carthage. In the First Punic War, the Roman legions defeated and humiliated Carthage. Now Hannibal, a brilliant...


Total War Rome: Destroy Carthage

by David Gibbins

How far would you go for Rome?

Carthage, 146 BC.

This is the story of Fabius Petronius Secundus – Roman legionary and centurion – and of his general Scipio Aemilianus, and his rise to power: from his first...


Sons of Zeus

The Warrior Trilogy #1

by Noble Smith

In 431 B.C., Ancient Greece experienced its own "Pearl Harbor"—a treacherous sneak attack that would mark the start of the bloody war between the democracy of Athens and the tyranny of Sparta. Caught between...


Rebellion

Spartacus #2

by Ben Kane

Spartacus and his ragtag army take on the mighty Roman army in Ben Kane's brilliant recreation of one of the best-known epics of the modern era

Spartacus has already done the impossible—not only has he escaped...


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 Fire...


Master and God

by Lindsey Davis

From New York Times bestselling novelist Lindsey Davis comes an epic novel of first-century Rome and the Emperor Domitian, known to all of the Roman world as Master and God

Set in the reign of the Emperor Domitian...


The Song of Achilles

Women's Prize for Fiction 2012

by Madeline Miller

“At once a scholar’s homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art by an incredibly talented new novelist….A book I could not put down.”

—Ann Patchett

“Mary Renault lives again!” declares...


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 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...


Aninu

by Oliviero Arzuffi

Aninu è la storia di una prostituta sacra dell'isola vulcanica di Santorini prima della grande eruzione del XVII secolo a.C. che ha cancellato la civiltà minoica "nello spazio di un giorno e di una notte tremenda",...


The Hittite

by Ben Bova

This is the tale of Lukka, the Hittite soldier who traveled across Greece in search of the vicious slave traders who kidnapped his wife and sons. He tracks them all the way to war-torn Troy. There he proves...


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...