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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...


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...


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 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...


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

Long...


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...


Under the Eagle

Eagle #1

by Simon Scarrow

In this first book of a new historical fiction series, a crack Roman legion invades Britain in this brazen tale of military adventure, political intrigue and heroism

It is the year 42 AD, and Centurion Macro,...


Swords Around the Throne

Twilight of Empire #2

by Ian James Ross

Rome is in peril and the old order is changing. Centurion Aurelius Castus has been summoned back from his post in Britain to find himself caught up in a treacherous conspiracy threatening to bring down Emperor...


Battle For Rome

Twilight of Empire #3

by Ian James Ross

From the author who "wraps mystery, action, myth, and deceit into one page turner of a book" (Nerd Reactor) comes Battle for Rome. War is on the horizon for the Roman Empire, and only Maxentius, tyrant of Rome,...


War at the Edge of the World

Twilight of Empire #1

by Ian James Ross

Once a soldier in an elite legion from the Danube, newly promoted centurion Aurelius Castus now finds himself stuck in Britain's provincial backwater. But when the king of the Picts, the savages beyond Hadrian's...


Caesar

by Colleen McCullough

In the long, fabled history of Rome, never was there one more adored -- yet more feared -- than Gaius Julius Caesar. Invincible on the field of battle, he commands the love and loyalty of those who fight at...


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...