Praetorian by Simon Scarrow

By Simon Scarrow

The new exciting Roman event from the bestselling writer of THE LEGION and THE GLADIATOR. the town of Rome in advert 50 is a perilous position. Treachery lurks on each nook, and a shadowy Republican stream, 'the Liberators', has unfold its tentacles extensive. it's feared that the center of the most recent plot lies within the ranks of the Praetorian shield. doubtful of whom he can belief, the Imperial Secretary Narcissus summons to Rome brave males certain to be dependable to the grave: military veterans Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro. Tasked with infiltrating the shield, Cato and Macro face a frightening try out to win the belief in their fellow infantrymen. No quicker have they began to unearth the main points of the Liberators' devious plan than catastrophe moves: an outdated enemy who may establish them, with lethal results, makes an unforeseen visual appeal. Now they face a race opposed to time to save lots of their very own lives sooner than they could unmask the mastermind at the back of the Liberators...

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By Simon Scarrow

The new exciting Roman event from the bestselling writer of THE LEGION and THE GLADIATOR. the town of Rome in advert 50 is a perilous position. Treachery lurks on each nook, and a shadowy Republican stream, 'the Liberators', has unfold its tentacles extensive. it's feared that the center of the most recent plot lies within the ranks of the Praetorian shield. doubtful of whom he can belief, the Imperial Secretary Narcissus summons to Rome brave males certain to be dependable to the grave: military veterans Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro. Tasked with infiltrating the shield, Cato and Macro face a frightening try out to win the belief in their fellow infantrymen. No quicker have they began to unearth the main points of the Liberators' devious plan than catastrophe moves: an outdated enemy who may establish them, with lethal results, makes an unforeseen visual appeal. Now they face a race opposed to time to save lots of their very own lives sooner than they could unmask the mastermind at the back of the Liberators...

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Johannes Robin, formerly Rabinowich, was making money again, though on a far more modest scale than that which he had known in Germany. Johannes didn’t sell anything to Nazis or Fascists—he left that to his long-time partner, Robbie, who had a stronger stomach. Johannes was tireless in reading newspapers and technical journals, watching out for large-scale business enterprises which perhaps had never realized how they might speed up their work by the use of airplanes. A greatly changed Johannes Robin from the eager and rather egotistical person whom Lanny Budd had happened to meet on a railroad train in Europe nearly a quarter of a century ago.

In America it was supposed to be “sporting” to take divorce lightly and remain friends; and Irma, as an American, would take that right. Nobody, save perhaps the rector of Wickthorpe parish, would be shocked to meet her ladyship’s first husband at dinner in her home; and Fanny Barnes would take the rector off, explain matters to him, and require him to show a true Christian spirit. For heaven’s sake, let him get away with it, and don’t say a word, don’t even frown, but make him feel that he is the most appreciated of personalities!

One hour every morning she sat for him; not being a chatty person, she sat for the most part in silence, considering whether the armor room of the castle should be left in its present gloomy condition, or should be done over in batik or something else cheerful. Irma was only twenty-seven, but had lived a great deal, so she considered; she had come close to those satanic forces, and been shocked to the depths of her otherwise placid being; she hated them, and knew that she was going to devote her influence, social and political as well as financial, to combat them.

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