Blades of Antioch

Blades of Antioch

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Rome has a new emperor; a strong emperor. Septimius Severus, a lion of the battlefield, now moves east to face the usurper Pescennius Niger, contesting with a clever opponent with the ultimate prize in the balance: the throne of Rome.

But with civil war raging all across the East, problems abound. One of the frumentarii, the emperor’s military agents, has gone missing in Arabia, and with him has gone a list of the service’s personnel.

With just a slave familiar with the east, Rufinus sets off for an outpost on the edge of the empire, seeking the missing agent in an attempt to save all those on the list before it falls into enemy hands. A war-torn land, treachery and violence await…

Title:Blades of Antioch
Edition Language:English
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    Blades of Antioch Reviews

  • Paul Bennett

    BLURBRome has a new emperor; a strong emperor. Septimius Severus, a lion of the battlefield, now moves east to face the usurper Pescennius Niger, contesting with a clever opponent with the ultimate pr...

  • Dilys Guthrie

    This was like catching up with an old friend and carrying on from where we left off. How deep in the s**t were we going to end up? I was not disappointed, as always. I enjoyed catching up with old cha...

  • Mike Franklin

    Blades of Antioch is the sixth in Turney’s well researched Praetorian series this time focusing on the conflict between the two claimants to the Roman Emperor’s throne Severus and Niger. Rufinus i...

  • Phyllis Stewart

    Great with a few commentsI love reading all Turney's books. This one is as good as all the rest of the series. Only a few comments. Rufinus is two men. One is an experienced Roman officer, undercover ...

  • Jefrois

    .Simply TONS and SCADS of “this way and that….” Extremely irritating phrase! “Glancing this way and that as they ran, he watched his men with a certain pride.” Please GOD…can this bo...

  • john mcewan

    Compelling Once again the degree of research is evident in this far flung part of Rome's eastern empire. The geographical pictures painted by Mr Turney are always very vivid. Rufinus is not quite the ...

  • Mr Jeffery

    An excellent read, the old friends of this series of books soon suck you in to the storyline.A little bit of history I knew little about so quite instructive too.A solid author who always delivers.Wel...

  • Gary B Thompson

    Sharp as Sharpe.Another good read with lots of plot changes and decent plot twist.You think it but don't know it till you read it....

  • George Simpson

    Last of the series. S.J.A Turney does it again!...

  • Michael Fitzgerald

    Excellent Very imaginative, with unexpected twists and turns. The historical places and settings have an authentic ring to them, as do the various characters....