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Scarrow, Simon

Works: 274 works in 1,103 publications in 18 languages and 15,489 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Military history  Juvenile works  War stories  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6119.C37, 823.92
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Most widely held works by Simon Scarrow
Centurion : [a novel of the Roman legion] by Simon Scarrow( Book )

51 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centurions Macro and Cato head to the Eastern edges of the Empire in the first century A.D., where the peace and safety of Rome are threatened by a takeover attempt by long-standing enemy Parthia
Under the eagle : a tale of military adventure and reckless heroism with the Roman legions by Simon Scarrow( Book )

61 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centurion Lucius Cornelius Marco and his politically connected second-in-command Quintus Licinius Cato are sent with the Second Legion to Britain. The two must face more than just hostile barbarians as they are thrust headlong into a conspiracy that will rock the empire
The eagle's conquest by Simon Scarrow( Book )

54 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centurion Marco of the Roman army realizes that Emperor Claudius' invasion of Britain in 43 A.D. will be their toughest campaign yet, a conviction that is enforced by a sinister organization's efforts to assassinate legion men
The gladiator by Simon Scarrow( Book )

55 editions published between 1753 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The action-packed new novel featuring Roman army officers Macro and Cato from Sunday Times bestselling author Simon ScarrowWhile 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. In the chaotic aftermath, large bands of the island's slaves begin to revolt and local bandits, taking advantage of the slave rebellion, urge the Cretans to overthrow the Roman administration. With many of the island's troops either killed or wounded during the earthquake, the governor of the province calls on Macro and Cato for help. Can they move swiftly enough to counter the rebellion before it sweeps the Romans from the island?
When the eagle hunts by Simon Scarrow( Book )

42 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the bitter winter of AD 44, the Roman troops in Britain are impatiently awaiting the arrival of spring so that the campaign to conquer the island can be renewed. But the native Britons are growing more cunning in their resistance, constantly snapping at the heels of the mighty Roman forces. When the most brutal of the native tribesmen, the Druids of the Dark Moon, capture the shipwrecked wife and children of General Plautius, quick action is called for. Two volunteers from the crack Second Legion must venture deep into hostile territory in a desperate attempt to rescue the prisoners
The eagle's prophecy by Simon Scarrow( Book )

44 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is spring 45 AD and Centurions Macro and Cato, dismissed from the Second Legion in Britain, are trapped in Rome, waiting for their involvement in the death of a fellow officer to be investigated. It is then that the imperial secretary, the devious Narcissus, makes them an offer they can't refuse; to rescue an imperial agent who has been captured by pirates operating from the Illyrian coast. With him were scrolls vital to the safety of the Emperor and the future of Rome. However, Narcissus also sends Vitellius, an old enemy of the two centurions. The three officers set out from Ravenna with the imperial fleet but the pirates are forewarned and the Romans pay a heavy price. Outnumbered by the enemy, surrounded by rumours of treachery and endangered by Vitellius' desire to redeem himself, Centurions Macro and Cato must find the pirate base to avert a disaster that could destroy the Emperor."--
The eagle's prey by Simon Scarrow( Book )

34 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mighty Roman army faces Britain's defiant tribes in late summer AD 44
Gladiator : fight for freedom by Simon Scarrow( Book )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Marcus Cornelius Primus's father is murdered and his mother kidnapped and enslaved, Marcus is forced to fight as a gladiator, enduring brutal training while he secretly plots to avenge his father's death and rescue his mother
The eagle and the wolves by Simon Scarrow( Book )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ordered by the emperor Vespasian of 44 AD's Roman empire to provide an aged ruler with an army, centurions Marco and Cato find their efforts compromised by a deadly plot against their eagles comrades, a situation that tests their army careers and threatens the history of Rome
The Legion by Simon Scarrow( Book )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble is brewing in Egypt. Rebel gladiator Ajax and his men have been posing as Roman soldiers and attacking naval bases, merchant vessels and villages. Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro have been charged with the task of tracking down the renegade warrior before the problem gets out of control
Brothers in blood by Simon Scarrow( Book )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roman Empire's conquest of Britannia is under threat from within. 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. Unwarned, the Prefect Cato and the Centurion Macro are with the Roman army pursuing Caratacus and his men through the mountains of Britannia. Defeating Caratacus seems within their grasp. But the plot against the two heroes threatens not only their military goals but also their lives
The eagle in the sand by Simon Scarrow( Book )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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!
Praetorian by Simon Scarrow( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thrilling Roman adventure from the author of THE LEGION and THE GLADIATOR. The city of Rome in AD 50 is a dangerous place. Treachery lurks on every corner, and a shadowy Republican movement, 'the Liberators', has spread its tentacles wide. It is feared that the heart of the latest plot lies in the ranks of the Praetorian Guard. Uncertain of whom he can trust, the Imperial Secretary Narcissus summons to Rome two courageous men guaranteed to be loyal to the grave: army veterans Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro
Britannia by Simon Scarrow( Book )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thrilling, action-packed adventure featuring Roman Army heroes Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro. As they tramp the hillsides of western Britannia dreaming of their eventual return to Rome, the officers face daily threats that will test their courage to the full as they fight to protect their men and the Empire. Includes maps and charts
Arena by Simon Scarrow( Book )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is AD 41. The city of Rome is a dangerous place. Optio Macro of the Second Legion, recently decorated for courage on the battlefield, can't wait to leave the teeming city behind. He's dismayed when he's compelled to stay in Rome to train Marcus Valerius Pavo, a young gladiatorial recruit. Though fearless Pavo has fought for his life before, he's a novice in the arena. But he's a driven man, with a goal dearer than survival - to avenge his father's death at the hands of a champion gladiator. Will he live to face his nemesis?
The blood crows by Simon Scarrow( Book )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Tasked with leading a newly formed cavalry cohort into the heartland of Wales, they must destroy the growing resistance. But with Caratacus hatching increasingly ambitious plans and disorder threatening from within Macro and Cato's own ranks, this final test will push the soldiers to their limits. And if they do not emerge as victors, the Emperor Claudius's rule may be at stake, and the very foundations of the Roman Empire could be shattered irrevocably
Gladiator : Street fighter by Simon Scarrow( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now a member of Julius Caesar's palace, Macrus's gladiator training continues at an elite school in Rome. But the city streets are plagued by vicious gang-war attacks, and Caesar must employ his own gang leader, who learns of a plot to murder him. Only Marcus can go in indercover -- cover
The generals by Simon Scarrow( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1796 as THE GENERALS opens, and both Arthur Wellesly (later Wellington) and Napoleon Bonaparte are making their mark as men of military genius. Wellesley, as commander of the 33rd Regiment of Foot, is sent to India, where his skill and bravery make a remarkable impression on his superiors. Napoleon's role as commander of the Army of Italy leads to success in battle and rapid political progress. By 1804, Napoleon has established himself as Emperor, and has his sights set on conquering all of Europe. The time has come for Wellesly to stand against Napoleon in the confrontation that lies ahead
Fire and sword by Simon Scarrow( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third in this epic quartet of novels focusing on two giants of European history, Wellington and Napoleon. In the early years of the nineteenth century, Arthur Wellesley (elevated to Viscount Wellington in the course of the novel) and Napoleon Bonaparte are well established as men of military genius. Wellesley has returned from India, where his skill and bravery made a remarkable impression on his superiors. He faces trials and tribulations on the political scene before becoming embroiled militarily in Copenhagen, then Portugal and finally Spain. Napoleon, established as Emperor, is cementing his control on Europe, intending finally to crush his hated foe across the Channel: Great Britain. The time is fast approaching when Wellington and Napoleon will come face to face in confrontation - and only one man can emerge victorious
Invictus by Simon Scarrow( Book )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Two battle-scarred veterans of this army, Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro, have survived years of campaigning in Britannia and have been recalled to Rome. Their time in the teeming, dangerously political city is short, and soon they are travelling with the Praetorian Guard to Spain, a restless colony where simmering tension in the face of Roman rule is aggravated by bitter rivalry amongst the natives. The challenges that face two old friends and their comrades in arms are unlike any they have seen before - in a land that declares itself unconquerable
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Under the eagle : a tale of military adventure and reckless heroism with the Roman legions
Alternative Names
Simon Scarrow britischer Schriftsteller

Simon Scarrow British fiction writer

Simon Scarrow britisk skribent

Simon Scarrow Brits schrijver

Simon Scarrow brittisk författare

Simon Scarrow escriptor

Simon Scarrow scrittore britannico

Skārrū, Sāymūn 1962-

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