The fifth novel in the Twilight of Empire series sees Aurelius Castus caught between loyalty to the Emperor Constantine and the plotting of his son.
Ian Ross has been researching and writing about the later Roman world and its army for over a decade. He spent a year in Italy, teaching English, but now lives in Bath. Visit his website: www.ianjamesross.com, or find him on twitter: @IanRossAuthor.
'A corking story, thoroughly exciting and with some of the best
fighting sequences I've read' For Winter Nights.
'With plenty of intrigue and bloody action, this is historical fiction at its rollicking best' Sunday Sport.
'This tense, immersive novel is [...] the best of a fine series' Sunday Express.
'[A] series that doesn't let up in quality' Weekend Sport.
'With battles at sea and on land, Ross brings this dysfunctional Roman family to life' Sunday Express.
'Utterly thrilling ... Ian Ross has secured Constantine a firm place in Roman military historical fiction' For Winter Nights.