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Now in command of HMS Lydia, Captain Horatio Hornblower has instructions to form an alliance against the Spanish colonies. This is the fifth book chronicling the adventures of C. S. Forester's inimitable nautical hero, Horatio Hornblower.
From the master of historical fiction, comes a novel set in the days of Anglo-Saxon England. This is the original game for the English throne. Dunstan is an intimate portrait of the man who changed the fate of England.
Britain is in a state of uneasy peace. England s greatest warrior, Uhtred of Bebbanburg, has taken back the home his uncle stole. But fate is inexorable and Uhtred’s enemies have sworn to distract him from his dream of recapturing Bebbanburg.
Adventurer Ethan Gage travels through the darkest and most superstitious realms of 18th century Europe, to the castles and caves of Bohemia to rescue his family and uncover a mysterious medieval device rumoured to foretell the future.
This eighteenth book in the Aubrey-Martin series sets the fall and rise of Jack Aubrey in brilliant counterpoint to the fall and rise of Napoleon Bonaparte.
In the concluding novel of his epic Civil War tetralogy, Jeff Shaara tells the dramatic story of the final eight months of battle from multiple perspectives.
It is AD 55. As trouble brews on the eastern fringes of the Roman Empire, Tribune Cato and Centurion Macro must prepare for war. The gripping new Cato and Macro adventure in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series.
Summer, 1545. A massive French armada is threatening England, and Henry VIII has plunged the country into an economic crisis to finance the war. The epic fifth novel in the Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery series.
Five long years have passed since the annihilation of three Roman legions in the wilds of Germania. But not all the Romans were slain in the ambush. Centurion Tullus, survived and now he lives for revenge upon the tribal chieftain Arminius.
The latest volume in the popular high-seas nautical adventure series featuring the dashing and debonair naval commander Thomas Kydd.
77AD. Gaius Valerius Verrens is an honoured member of Emperor Vespasian's inner circle, but the enmity between him and Vespasian's son Domitian means that, even in Rome, danger is never far away.
A lone figure stands atop the Mausoleum of Hadrian. Behind him, the sun is setting over the centre of the known world. The city of Rome lies spread out before him on the far bank. An enemy is closing in; he is cornered. He jumps.
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