Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine new unread condition - some bruising to corners or spine ends. Signed by the author directly on the title page.
A gripping new novel featuring Roman army officers Macro and Cato on their most dangerous mission yet.It's the first century AD and the Roman Empire faces a new threat from its long-standing enemy, Parthia. With Parthia vying for control of Palmyra -- an officially neutral kingdom -- the Governor of Syria dispatches experienced officers Macro and Cato, and a small task force, to protect Palmyra's borders from invasion. But the Roman army's presence in Palmyra prompts Parthia to amass its armies for war. After numerous tough battles and a great loss of life, Rome conquers the enemy. But then a misguided general follows the retreating troops too far into Parthia and danger looms once more!