The first book in an action-packed and rigrously researched new Roman historical series by the acclaimed author of Caligula and Claudius.
Douglas Jackson turned a lifelong fascination for Rome and the Romans into his first two novels, Caligula and Claudius. He was born in Jedburgh, in the Scottish Borders and now lives in Bridge of Allan. Hero of Rome is the first novel in a major new Roman historical action series.
If I were Conn Iggulden or Simon Scarrow, I'd be rather worried by
the new Scottish kid on the block * The Scotsman *
A master of his discipline rightly hailed as one of the best historical novelists writing today * Daily Express *
A splendid piece of storytelling and a vivid recreation of a long-dead-world -- Allan Massie