The Cleansing Fire

The Cleansing Fire

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The villain Cleander has fallen, his wickedness gone from the imperial court, but his influence lives on. Amongst the Praetorians, a network of spies, killers and thieves remain, clawing on to the power they have enjoyed.

Rufinus, returned to the Guard at the hands of the devious Frumentarii, Rome’s imperial secret service, is intent on bringing the entire web of villainy to justice.

But Commodus’s reign falters, and Rome is in peril. Wolves are at the door and every man with power prepares to make a bid for the purple. In a world of chaos, Rufinus is about to learn that Rome does not harbour corruption. Rome IS corruption...

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    The Cleansing Fire Reviews

  • Mr Jeffery

    A good solid read and you can feel the series drawing to a close.Well recommended but probably makes sense to read the earlier ones in the Praetorian series first....

  • Paul Bennett

    BLURBThe villain Cleander has fallen, his wickedness gone from the imperial court, but his influence lives on. Amongst the Praetorians, a network of spies, killers and thieves remain, clawing on to th...

  • John Francis

    Another hit.Rufinus is an awesome character. A member of the frumentari. The James Bond of Roman historical fiction. Senova his "wife" is his Moneypenny and she is invaluable to him.Acheron is his min...

  • Mike Franklin

    Another good instalment in Turney's Praetorian Roman series, set in the time of Commodus, or in this book just before and after his assassination. Turney writes well and gives us likeable protagonists...

  • Debayan Das

    This is the fifth instalment of the Praetorian series of the author and I have to say, it again serves up another excellent Rufinus adventure. The historical accuracy to detail, the characters of that...

  • Kenny

    i recommend this book to anyone who loves roman fantasy books or who wants to find out about the secretly best genre in books along with fantasy and Percy Jackson rangers apprentice type books. Roman ...

  • Dave

    Best Preaetorian book yetI've been reading Turney's books for years, and always enjoy the Praetorian series, but I believe Cleansing Fire is his best work of the series. It's development from beginnin...

  • Ray Brown

    Cleansing is an understatement.I find that I cannot put down a book by Simon Turney once started. And the Praetorian series is no exception.As usual the tale starts with a fast pace an never slows dow...

  • Nicholas Quenet

    Book five in praetorian series. An excellent story which had everything from loyalty to being stabbed in the back to murder. Not just this book but all five in this series. The only downside was bad g...

  • 09/01

    Another great readWell plotted storyline plenty of action ,dead bodies everywhere. Rufinius struggles through,often not knowing who is friend or foe. I await with interest the next instalment....