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Scarrow, Simon

Works: 256 works in 974 publications in 17 languages and 14,444 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Military history  Young adult works  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  War stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6119.C37, 823.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Simon Scarrow
Gladiator : fight for freedom by Simon Scarrow( Book )

46 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,306 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
Centurion : [a novel of the Roman legion] by Simon Scarrow( Book )

50 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 1,016 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
The eagle's conquest by Simon Scarrow( Book )

51 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 994 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
Under the eagle : a tale of military adventure and reckless heroism with the Roman legions by Simon Scarrow( Book )

56 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 981 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
When the eagle hunts by Simon Scarrow( Book )

36 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 809 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 )

38 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 804 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 )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mighty Roman army faces Britain's defiant tribes in late summer AD 44
The eagle and the wolves by Simon Scarrow( Book )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 44 AD, and Vespasian and the Second Legion are forging ahead in their campaign to seize the south-west of Britain. Macro and newly appointed centurion Cato are ordered to provide Verica, ruler of the Atrebatans, with an army. They must train his tribal levies into a force that can protect him and take on the increasingly ambitious raids that the enemy is launching. But despite the Atrebatans' official allegiance to Rome, open revolt is brewing, for many want to resist the Roman invaders. Macro and Cato must win the loyalty of the disgruntled levies - but can they succeed whilst surviving a deadly plot to destroy both them? Macro and Cato face the greatest test of their army careers as only they stand between the destiny of Rome and bloody defeat
The Legion by Simon Scarrow( Book )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 482 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 )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 410 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 )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 406 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!
Sword and the scimitar by Simon Scarrow( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Malta, 1565. A vital outpost stands between the divided nations of Europe and the relentless expansion of the Ottoman Empire. As a decisive battle rages, a veteran soldier fights for the existence of the Knights of the Order of St John and the Christian world ... Faced with ferocious enemy attack, the Knights must summon all their strength if they are to escape annihilation. Amongst those returning to Malta is Sir Thomas Barrett, exiled in disgrace decades before. Loyalty and instinct compel him to put the survival of his men and the Order above all other concerns, yet his allegiance is divided. On Queen Elizabeth's orders, he must retrieve a hidden scroll concealed on the island, which threatens her reign. As Sir Thomas confronts the past that cost him his honour and a secret that has long lain buried, the Ottoman horde lands and lays siege to the defenders. Vastly outnumbered and with no sign of the help promised by distant kings, the Knights and their Maltese allies know that the future of the Order's faith, and of the western world, hangs in the balance ..."--Provided by publisher
Praetorian by Simon Scarrow( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 340 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
The generals by Simon Scarrow( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 332 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
Gladiator : Street fighter by Simon Scarrow( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 307 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 gladiator by Simon Scarrow( Book )

33 editions published between 1753 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macro and Cato return to Rome after a campaign against the Parthians. Landing in Crete after their ship is almost capsized by a tidal wave they discover an earthquake has struck the island. In the aftermath with the slaves revolting, the governor calls on Macro and Cato to quell the rebellion
Fire and sword by Simon Scarrow( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 285 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
The blood crows by Simon Scarrow( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 274 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
The fields of death by Simon Scarrow( Book )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1810, and both Viscount Wellington and Emperor Napoleon have made great names for themselves as outstanding military commanders. Wellington expands his achievements and enjoys further fame during his years in Spain but knows his most challenging test will be to face Napoleon's mighty army. But when Wellington invades France in 1814 he gains a swift and certain victory. He indulges in a spell of self-congratulation at Vienna -- until news comes of Napoleon's triumphant return. Napoleon, ambitious as ever, embarks on a Russian campaign which ends in disaster and is then defeated at Leipzig in the biggest battle ever fought in Europe. With Napoleon's power waning at long last, Wellington must seize the opportunity to crush the tyrant once and for all -- and so the two giants face each other for the final time, at Waterloo
Britannia by Simon Scarrow( Book )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 234 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
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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-

Centurion : [a novel of the Roman legion]The eagle's conquestUnder the eagle : a tale of military adventure and reckless heroism with the Roman legionsWhen the eagle huntsThe eagle's prophecyThe eagle's preyThe eagle and the wolvesThe Legion