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It is criminal that its taken me so long to read sword of rome. Glory of rome by douglas jackson for winter nights a bookish blog. Titus flavius vespasianus, known as vespasian, is emperor of rome, but his grip on power grows increasingly fragile as economic disaster threatens. There was no follow up of valerus surviving the final battle, just a brief mention of a fire in antioch and then onto his killing his arch enemy. Not a phew as in that was tough going but a phew as in wow what a powerful conclusion.
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Enemy of rome gaius valerius verrens, book 5 by douglas jackson. He writes the forgotten legion chronicles, hannibal, and eagles of rome series. Seven further novels featuring valerius have followed the most recent being glory of rome and have won critical. Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. Gaius valerius verrens series in order douglas jackson. Enemy of rome, douglas jackson shop online for books in. Defender of rome, avenger of rome and sword of rome followed, winning critical acclaim and confirming douglas as.
Enemy of rome gaius valerius verrens, book 5 by douglas. See the complete gaius valerius verrens series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Enemy of rome gaius valerius verrens paperback november 1, 2015 by douglas jackson author. Its got to be difficult keeping up the interest let alone standard when youre at number five in a series. Douglas jackson audio books, best sellers, author bio. Hero of rome 2010 defender of rome 2011 avenger of rome 2012 sword of rome 20 enemy of rome 2014 scourge of rome 2015 saviour of rome 2016 glory of rome 2017 hammer of rome 2018. A journalist by profession, douglas jackson transformed a lifelong fascination for rome and the romans in to his first two novels highlypraised novels, caligula and claudius.
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