Eagles of the Empire
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  • 1
    Under the Eagle: Eagles of the Empire, Book 1 | Simon Scarrow

    Under the Eagle: Eagles of the Empire, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
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    The first novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Roman series. It is 42 AD, and Quintus Licinius Cato has just arrived in Germany as a new recruit to the Second Legion, the toughest in the Roman army. If adjusting to the rigours of military life isn't difficult enough for the bookish young man, he also has to contend with the disgust of his colleagues when, because of his imperial connections, he is appointed a rank above them.

    Enjoyable Roman Military Mystery

    Simon Scarrow is a new author for me. I enjoyed the first volume of his Macro and Cato series even though I felt something was missing but I can't act..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 25 2013 by Marie (ALEXANDRIA, VA, United States)
  • 2
    The Eagle's Conquest: Eagles of the Empire, Book 2 | Simon Scarrow

    The Eagle's Conquest: Eagles of the Empire, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
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    The second novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Roman series. When Centurion Macro arrives on British soil as one of Emperor Claudius's invasion force in 43 AD, he is facing one of the toughest campaigns of his battle-scarred career. In a series of bloody skirmishes, Macro and his young subordinate, Optio Cato, and the desperately outnumbered Roman army must find and defeat the enemy before he grows strong enough to overwhelm the legions. But the Britons are not the only foe facing Macro and Cato....

    easy listening

    Yes in a years time; you miss pieces while driving

    Reviewed on June 05 2014 by kevin dry (new york)
  • 3
    When the Eagle Hunts: Eagles of the Empire, Book 3 | Simon Scarrow

    When the Eagle Hunts: Eagles of the Empire, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
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    The third novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Roman series. After a series of bloody battles, Camulodunum (modern-day Colchester) has fallen to the invading Roman army. The Emperor has returned to Rome, leaving the fearless Centurion Macro and his young Optio, Cato, to rest and regroup, along with the rest of the Second Legion. As their leader, General Plautius, plans the next phase of their campaign, word arrives that the ship carrying his family to join him was wrecked in a storm off the south coast.

    Lots of Action

    This is the third book in the series. Audible did not have book two available. The year is 44 AD during the Roman invasion of Britain. This is a hi..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 01 2016 by Jean (Santa Cruz, CA, United States)
  • 4
    The Eagle and the Wolves: Eagles of the Empire, Book 4 | Simon Scarrow

    The Eagle and the Wolves: Eagles of the Empire, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
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    The Eagle and the Wolves is the gripping fourth novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Eagles of the Empire series. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell. It's AD 44, and Vespasian and the Second Legion are forging ahead in their campaign to seize the southwest of Britain. Macro and newly appointed centurion Cato are ordered to provide Verica, ruler of the Atrebatans, with an army.

    great story series with excellent narration.

    read the series in order. much knowledge and enjoyment to be found. the narrator uses, with a few exceptions, classical Latin pronunciation, which alo..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 20 2017 by Fiberkat (Greenbelt, MD United States)
  • 5
    The Eagle's Prey: Eagles of the Empire, Book 5 | Simon Scarrow

    The Eagle's Prey: Eagles of the Empire, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
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    It is late summer AD 44, and the battle-weary Roman legions are in their second year of campaigning against the British tribes. The troops' commander, General Plautius, is under pressure from the emperor to crush the natives once and for all. Centurions Macro and Cato are with the crack Second Legion under the precarious leadership of Centurion Maximus, and it's their task to hold a ford across the river Tamesis when the natives are forced into a trap.

    Glad I finally got to hear it

    I travel constantly so audiobooks are about the only way I get to read - and I don't know why Cato & Macro 4 & 5 were never available in the States, b..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 22 2017 by Stephen (Marietta, GA, United States)
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    The Eagle's Prophecy: Eagles of the Empire, Book 6 | Simon Scarrow

    The Eagle's Prophecy: Eagles of the Empire, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By Russell Boulter
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    The Adriatic Sea, AD 45. Cato and Macro, centurions of the Roman army, are horrified to learn that they face possible execution after the death of their commanding officer. Fortunately, the Emperor's secretary is willing to offer them an alternative: to join the marines and hunt down a band of brutal pirates who are decimating not only Rome's reputation, but also a critical supply chain. As they discover the true horror of battle at sea, Macro and Cato must also remember their real mission: to recover from those pirates a set of scrolls that hold secrets vital to the future of the Roman Empire. Rome will do anything to get them back....

    Intrigue, treachery and lots of action

    This is book six in the series. I have been able to read only episodes one and three as Audible does not carry the other volumes. The year is 45 A..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 21 2016 by Jean (Santa Cruz, CA, United States)
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    The Eagle in the Sand: Eagles of the Empire, Book 7 | Simon Scarrow

    The Eagle in the Sand: Eagles of the Empire, Book 7

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By Russell Boulter
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    Judaea in AD 46. Roman centurions Cato and Macro have been posted to Judaea for a 'hearts and minds' operation. The Empire needs to win over the locals after some of their religious figures have started revolts - and since the Romans crucified the last charismatic Judaean leader, the natives' rebellions have become bolder. Not only are these small villages causing trouble, but there are also thousands of Parthians eager to fight Rome. With the threat of suicide attacks and even all-out war, Cato and Macro have their peace-keeping work cut out....

    Entertaining Romans in the Field

    So glad this was not abridged. The friendship between the two centurians welds this story together and provides a good adventure. Although the author ..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 09 2012 by Shirlene (Chico, CA, United States)
  • 8
    Centurion: Eagles of the Empire, Book 8 | Simon Scarrow

    Centurion: Eagles of the Empire, Book 8

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
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    Centurion, a no. 1 best-seller, is the unputdownable eighth novel in Simon Scarrow's Eagle's of the Empire series. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. In the first century AD the Roman Empire faces a new threat from its long-standing enemy Parthia. Parthia is vying with Rome for control of Palmyra, an officially neutral kingdom. Palmyra's royal household is on the brink of open revolt, and so a task force under the command of experienced soldiers Macro and Cato is dispatched to defend its king and guard its borders.

    As ever good entertainement

    the mixture between the Cato and Macro. This two carracters are so different that it is fun the lissen.

    Reviewed on July 02 2012 by Massimo (Birmensdorf, Switzerland)
  • 9
    The Gladiator: Eagles of the Empire, Book 9 | Simon Scarrow

    The Gladiator: Eagles of the Empire, Book 9

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
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    The Gladiator is the compelling ninth novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Eagles of the Empire series. A must read for fans of Bernard Cornwell. While centurions Macro and Cato are returning to Rome from a harrowing campaign against the Parthians, their transport ship is almost capsized by a tidal wave. They barely make it to the port of Matala in Crete where they are stunned to find a devastated town. An earthquake has struck the island, destroying its cities and killing thousands.

    Exciting adventure

    Yes, because I love Scarrow's series on centurions. This one is especially interesting because of the complexities of the local plot -- a slave revolt..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 18 2013 by Rollin (Cholula, Mexico)
  • 10
    The Legion: Eagles of the Empire, Book 10 | Simon Scarrow

    The Legion: Eagles of the Empire, Book 10

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
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    The Legion is the action-packed tenth novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Eagles of the Empire series. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. Egypt, AD 49. Cato, one of the youngest Prefects of the Roman army, and Centurion Macro have a tough posting: to track down and destroy a gang of former gladiators who have turned to piracy. Driven by vengeance, these hardened brutes have been defiling temples, sinking Roman ships, and slaughtering men, women and children.

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    Praetorian: Eagles of the Empire, Book 11 | Simon Scarrow

    Praetorian: Eagles of the Empire, Book 11

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By Gareth Armstrong
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    Praetorian is the gripping eleventh novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Eagles of the Empire series. Essential reading for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. AD 51. Legionaries Cato and Macro have forged a bond that has survived war, rebellion and torture. Yet nothing has prepared them for a daunting mission on the deadliest battlefield of all: the bloody streets of Rome. Traitors are threatening to plunge the Empire into bloody chaos and no one can be trusted....

    An ancient who done it.

    This was my first venture into audiobook fiction.
    If you like Roman history, and you were a fan of HBO's 'Rome', You'll be glued to this one.
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    Reviewed on June 28 2012 by beau (melbourne, Australia)
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    The Blood Crows: Eagles of the Empire, Book 12 | Simon Scarrow

    The Blood Crows: Eagles of the Empire, Book 12

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
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    From the best-selling author of Centurion, The Gladiator and Praetorian, a new military adventure for battle-hardened centurions Macro and Cato, fighting for the Empire in Britannia. For nearly ten years, the Roman Empire has fought ceaselessly to strengthen its hold over Britannia. But opposition from native tribes led by the ruthless warrior Caratacus threatens to destroy everything. Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro are summoned by Governor Ostorius to Londinium....

    best in series

    best in series so far, nerve wracking, suspense and tense. ! ! ! ! !

    Reviewed on May 21 2017 by Rick Hancox ()
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    Brothers in Blood: Eagles of the Empire, Book 13 | Simon Scarrow

    Brothers in Blood: Eagles of the Empire, Book 13

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
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    The Roman Empire's conquest of Britannia is under threat from within. Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro must uncover a traitor to prevent unthinkable defeat. A messenger on the streets of Rome has been intercepted and tortured, revealing a plot to sabotage the Roman army's campaign against Caratacus, commander of Britannia's native tribes. A treacherous agent's mission is to open a second front of attack against them and eliminate the two Roman soldiers who could stand in the way.

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    Britannia: Eagles of the Empire, Book 14 | Simon Scarrow

    Britannia: Eagles of the Empire, Book 14

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
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    Roman Britain, AD 52. The western tribes, inspired by the Druids' hatred of the Romans, prepare to make a stand. But can they match the discipline and courage of the legionaries? Wounded during a skirmish, Centurion Macro remains behind in charge of the fort as Centurion Cato leads an invasion deep into the hills. Cato's mission: to cement Rome's triumph over the natives by crushing the Druid stronghold. But with winter drawing in, the terrain is barely passable through icy rain and snowstorms.

    One of the best in the series

    emotionally powerful, but also filled with the battles we have come to love. Dramatic ending

    Reviewed on January 26 2017 by richard york ()
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    Invictus: Eagles of the Empire, Book 15 | Simon Scarrow

    Invictus: Eagles of the Empire, Book 15

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
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    Invictus is a gripping, authentic and exciting audiobook of the Roman army from best-selling author Simon Scarrow. Not to be missed by fans of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell. It is AD 54. The soldiers of the Roman army patrol a growing empire from the Mediterranean to the North Sea, from the Atlantic to the banks of the Nile. Rome brutally enforces its rule, and its legions are the most efficient and aggressive fighting force in the world.

    Outstanding Roman military adventure

    I would absolutely recommend this book to anyone interested in Roman military history and adventure fiction,

    Reviewed on January 10 2017 by Rollin (Cholula, Mexico)
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    Day of the Caesars: Eagles of the Empire, Book 16

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    • By Simon Scarrow
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    AD 55. The Emperor Claudius is dead. Nero rules. His half-brother Britannicus has also laid claim to the throne. A bloody power struggle is underway. All Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro want is a simple army life, fighting with their brave and loyal men. But Cato has caught the eye of rival factions determined to get him on their side. To survive, Cato must play a cunning game and enlist the help of the one man in the empire he can trust: Macro.

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