The Eagle in the Sand : Eagles of the Empire

  • by Simon Scarrow
  • Narrated by Russell Boulter
  • Series: Eagles of the Empire
  • 11 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The seventh novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Roman series.
Trouble is brewing in Syria, on the eastern frontier of the Roman Empire. With the troops in a deplorable state, centurions Macro and Cato are despatched to restore the competence of the cohort. But another challenge faces them as Bannus, a local tribesman, is brewing up trouble and preaching violent opposition to Rome. As the local revolt grows in scale, Macro and Cato must stamp out corruption in the cohort and restore it to fighting fitness to quash Bannus - before the eastern provinces are lost to the Empire forever.

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Entertaining Romans in the Field

What did you love best about The Eagle in the Sand?

So glad this was not abridged. The friendship between the two centurians welds this story together and provides a good adventure. Although the author does not delve into Roman camp life as much as I would like, the story is still cohesive and the characters believable. All together a good story and fine narrator. I'd like to see more non-abridged works by Simon Scarrow.


If you’ve listened to books by Simon Scarrow before, how does this one compare?

Better than any of the abridged books.


Have you listened to any of Russell Boulter’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Solid performance.


Any additional comments?

More non abridged books by this author.

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- Shirlene

Well done

Excellent read all around. Its difficult to find an author with the love of historical accuracy and detail, while being imaginative enough to spin a good yarn.
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- Michael Bryan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-14-2012
  • Publisher: Headline Digital