Nero's turbulent reign draws to a close and Gaius Valerius Varens returns in his fourth brutal and bloody adventure. He's been Rome's hero, its defender and its avenger, and now he is the Empire's sword...
A journalist by profession, Douglas Jackson transformed a lifelong fascination for Rome and the Romans in to his first two novels highly-praised novels, Caligula and Claudius. His third novel, Hero of Rome, introduced his ever-increasing number of readers to his new series hero, Gaius Valerius Verrens. Defender of Rome and Avenger of Rome followed and have won critical acclaim and confirmed Douglas as one of the UK's foremost historical novelists. An active member of the Historical Writers Association and the Historical Novels Society, He lives near Stirling in Scotland.
Cracking...one of our finest writers. * Saturday (Supp to the
Scottish Daily Record) *
One of the best historical novelists writing today. * DAILY EXPRESS *