Medicus (Gaius Petreius Ruso, #1)

Medicus (Gaius Petreius Ruso, #1)n Gaius Petrius Ruso is a divorced and down on his luck army doctor who has made the rash decision to seek his fortune in an inclement outpost of the Roman Empire, namely Britannia His arrival in Deva commonly known as Chester, England does little to improve his mood, and after a straight t

The Silver Branch

The Silver Branch Intrigue, plotting, and battles in the second of Rosemary Sutcliff s best selling trilogy which began with The Eagle of the Ninth n nViolence and unrest are sweeping through Roman Britain Justin and Flavius find themselves caught up in the middle of it all when they discover a plot to overthrow the E

Island of Ghosts

Island of GhostsAriantes is a Sarmatian, a barbarian warrior prince, uprooted from his home and customs and thrust into the honorless lands of the Romans The victims of a wartime pact struck with the emperor Marcus Aurelius to ensure the future of Sarmatia, Ariantes and his troop of accomplished horsemen are sent

The Lantern Bearers

The Lantern BearersThe Romans have abandoned Britain, leaving it open to the twin threats of civil war and Saxon invasion When his home and all he loves are destroyed, Aquila endures years of torment before deciding to put some meaning back into his life.

Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's WallA fusion of Steven Pressfield s Gates of Fire and the movie Braveheart a novel of ancient warfare, lethal politics, and the final great clash of Roman and Celtic culture n nFor three centuries, the stone barrier we know as Hadrian s Wall shielded Roman Britain from the unconquered barbarians of the


OutcastSole survivor of a shipwreck as a baby, Beric is an outsider from the start the village druid warns that he is cursed by the sea, and when death come to the tribe, the fingers of blame point in only one direction Cast out by the warriors, Beric is left alone without friends or family With no home

Terra Incognita (Gaius Petreius Ruso, #2)

Terra Incognita (Gaius Petreius Ruso, #2)n n Army doctor Gaius Petreius Ruso strikes out for the uncivilized borders of Roman Britain in this highly anticipated sequel to Ruth Downie s New York Times bestselling debut.It is spring in the year 118, and Gaius Petreius Ruso has been stationed in the Roman occupied province of Britannia

Dreaming the Eagle (Boudica, #1)

Dreaming the Eagle (Boudica, #1)Dreaming the Eagle is the first part of the gloriously imagined epic trilogy of the life of Boudica.Boudica means Bringer of Victory from the early Celtic word boudeg She is the last defender of the Celtic culture in Britain the only woman openly to lead her warriors into battle and to stand s

The Real Lives of Roman Britain

The Real Lives of Roman BritainThe Britain of the Roman Occupation is, in a way, an age that is dark to us While the main events from 55 BC to AD 410 are little disputed, and the archaeological remains of villas, forts, walls, and cities explain a great deal, we lack a clear sense of individual lives This book is the first to i

Frontier Wolf

Frontier WolfAs punishment for his poor judgment, a young, inexperienced Roman army officer is sent to Northern England to assume the command of a motley group known as the Frontier Wolves.

The Eagle and the Raven

The Eagle and the RavenSpanning three generations, this historical novel tells the tale of Boudicca, the most famous warrior of ancient Britain, and Caradoc, the son of a Celtic king, who sets out to unite the people of the Raven and lead them against Rome Caradoc s objective is not easily accomplished as the Roman army

The Mistletoe and the Sword: A Story of Roman Britain

The Mistletoe and the Sword: A Story of Roman BritainFrom a fascinating corner of history, comes a thrilling story of England in the time of the Romans Quintus Tullius, a young standard bearer for the Ninth Roman legion, vows to properly bury his grandfather who had been killed by the Druids In the strange foreign country of the Britons, Quintus mee

Caveat Emptor (Gaius Petreius Ruso, #4)

Caveat Emptor (Gaius Petreius Ruso, #4)In her fourth novel, Ruth Downie brings to life the corruption and treachery of Roman occupied Britain, as it closes in on her leading man, Gaius Petreius Ruso n nRuso and Tilla, now newlyweds, have moved back to Britannia, where Ruso s old friend and colleague Valens has promised to help him find wo

Vindolanda (Vindolanda #1)

Vindolanda (Vindolanda #1)AD 98 The bustling army base at Vindolanda lies on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world In twenty years time, the Emperor Hadrian will build his famous wall, but for now defences are weak, as tribes rebel against Roman rule, and local druids preach the fiery destruction o

The Curse-Maker (Roman Noir, #2)

The Curse-Maker (Roman Noir, #2)The Curse Maker is the sequel to he award winning Nox Dormienda, the first book of the Roman noir series created by Kelli Stanley City of Dragons Wedding impeccably researched history to prose and themes reminiscent of classic hard boiled writers, The Curse Maker is a thrilling and suspenseful jo

Semper Fidelis (Gaius Petreius Ruso, #5)

Semper Fidelis (Gaius Petreius Ruso, #5)Back at his post as a doctor in the Twentieth legion in Roman occupied Britain, Ruso uncovers a new danger even closer to home than the neighboring barbarians As mysterious injuries, and even deaths, begin to appear in the medical ledgers, it s clear that all is not well amongst the native recruits

The Lion and the Lamb

The Lion and the LambA young soldier with a secret past An ancient family rivalry A conspiracy that threatens to plunge Roman Britain into darkness n nCondemned to a hovel, beaten by a merciless commander, crushed by the weather and forced to survive on starvation rations no one looking at Paul would ever guess that h

Tabula Rasa (Gaius Petreius Ruso, #6)

Tabula Rasa (Gaius Petreius Ruso, #6)The medicus Ruso and his wife Tilla are back in the borderlands of Britannia, this time helping to tend the builders of Hadrian s Great Wall Having been forced to move off their land, the Britons are distinctly on edge and are still smarting from the failure of a recent rebellion that claimed many

War at the Edge of the World (Twilight of Empire, #1)

War at the Edge of the World (Twilight of Empire, #1)The epic first installment in a new series set at the end of empire in the reign of the Emperor Constantine, The War at the Edge of the World follows newly promoted centurion Aurelius Castus into the tumultuous battle for the future of Rome.Once a soldier in an elite legion from the Danube, now stuc