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Empire Rising

Eskkar Saga #2

by Sam Barone

Into this violent, unsettled land come the outcast Korthac and the remnants of his mighty desert fighters. Joining forces with Ariamus and his brutal band of thieves, the invaders set their sights on the biggest...


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...


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...


Cleopatra's Heir

by Gillian Bradshaw

The might and power of Julius Caesar, the man who conquered the known world.

The beauty of Cleopatra, the woman who conquered the conqueror.

Together they could have forged an empire whose power had never been...


The Eagle's Prophecy

Eagle #6

by Simon Scarrow

The arresting sixth novel in Simon Scarrow's epic series of the Roman army

It is spring A.D. 45 in Rome, and Centurions Macro and Cato, dismissed from the Second Legion in Britain, are waiting for an investigation...


When the Eagle Hunts

Eagle #3

by Simon Scarrow

Well-paced and intricately plotted, When the Eagle Hunts is a brazen tale of military adventure, political intrigue, and a suicide mission.

Is the unflinching courage of the Roman army a match for the ruthless...


The Eagle's Conquest

Eagle #2

by Simon Scarrow

When Centurion Macro and his young subordinate, Optio Cato arrive on the shores of Britain to take part in the Emperor Claudius' invasion in AD 43, Macro knows the desperately outnumbered Roman army will be...


The Eagle and the Wolves

Eagle #4

by Simon Scarrow

The most dangerous mission of their military careers awaits two heroes of the Roman army in Britain.

In The Eagle and the Wolves, the epic fourth novel of Simon Scarrow's series, it's A.D. 44 and Vespasian and...


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 Eagle's Prey

Eagle #5

by Simon Scarrow

The mighty Roman army faces Britain's defiant tribes in this epic fifth novel of Simon Scarrow's acclaimed series, The Eagle's Prey

It is late summer AD 44, and the battle-weary Roman legions are in their second...


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...


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 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...


A Sudden Dawn: A Martial Arts Novel

by Goran Powell

This epic historical fiction novel opens 507 A.D. with a young man named Sardili born of the warrior caste in Sardili realizes that he would rather seek enlightenment than follow his family's military legacy...


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...


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...


Dragonflies

by Grant Buday

A retelling of the Trojan War told from Odysseus's perspective.


Dawn of Empire

Eskkar Saga #1

by Sam Barone

Five millennia ago, on the eastern bank of the river Tigris, the course of human history changed forever . . .

The people of Orak cherish their peaceful village and the life they have made. Though not proficient...