Buy. Read. Collect.

UK's largest specialist in first edition, signed books. Located in
the world famous Cecil Court.


Join Our Mailing List

Privacy by SafeSubscribe TM

Book Details

Wounds of Honour (Empire)

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed & Dated by the author.

£39.99

Wounds of Honour (Empire)

Author: Anthony Riches

Price: £39.99

Published by: Hodder & Stoughton

Date Available: 20 August 2009

All of our books have clear protective, removable film on the dustwrapper and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition

 

Details

 

Synopsis

 

Marcus Valerius Aquila has scarcely landed in Britannia when he has to run for his life - condemned to dishonorable death by power-crazed Emperor Commodus.  The plan is to take a new name, serve in an obscure regiment on Hadrian's Wall and lie low until he can hope for justice.  Then a rebel army sweeps down from the wastes north of the Wall, and Marcus has to prove he's hard enough to lead a century in the front line of a brutal, violent war.

 

About the Author

Anthony Riches began his lifelong interest in war and soldiers when he first heard his father's stories about World War II.  This led to a degree in Military Studies at Manchester University.  He began writing the story that would become Wounds of Honour after a visit to Housesteads Roman fort in 1996.  He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and three children. 

Additional Information

Cover Type: Hardback

ISBN: 9780340920305

Also from this Author

The Emperor's Knives: Empire VII

The Emperor's Knives: Empire VII

People who ordered this also ordered...

Raven: Odin's Wolves - SIGNED, STAMPED & NUMBERED (x/100)

Raven: Odin's Wolves - SIGNED, STAMPED & NUMBERED (x/100)

The Calling of the Grave

The Calling of the Grave

Blood and Ashes

Blood and Ashes

Traitor's Blood

Traitor's Blood

Devil's Charge

Devil's Charge

The Roots of Betrayal

The Roots of Betrayal

The Caspian Gates

The Caspian Gates

The Fifth Witness

The Fifth Witness

True Soldier Gentlemen - Signed, Lined & Dated

True Soldier Gentlemen - Signed, Lined & Dated

The Crucifix Killer

The Crucifix Killer

Blood Fever

Blood Fever

The Drop

The Drop

Good as Dead

Good as Dead

Sovereign

Sovereign

Revelation

Revelation

Heartstone

Heartstone

Kingdom (Saladin 2) - SIGNED, STAMPED & NUMBERED EDITION (x/100)

Kingdom (Saladin 2) - SIGNED, STAMPED & NUMBERED EDITION (x/100)

Armada - SIGNED, LINED & PUBLICATION DATED

Armada - SIGNED, LINED & PUBLICATION DATED

 
Coming soon
Top Sellers
Dandy Gilver and the Reek of Red Herrings (Dandy Gilver 9), Catriona McPherson, signed first edition

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£19.99

Dandy Gilver and the Reek of Red Herrings (Dandy Gilver 9)

by Catriona McPherson

 

Synopsis

On the rain-drenched, wave-lashed, wind-battered Banffshire coast, tiny fishing villages perch on ledges which would make a seagull think twice ... read more

 

Release 21 November 2014

Publisher Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN 978-1444785517

Land of the Blind (Inspector Ikmen Mystery 17), Barbara Nadel, signed first edition

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£19.99

Land of the Blind (Inspector Ikmen Mystery 17)

by Barbara Nadel

 

Synopsis

A body is found in the ruined Constantinople hippodrome: a woman, clutching a piece of red stone. She's recently given birth, but there' ... read more

 

Release 22 January 2015

Publisher Headline

ISBN 978-1472213761

January Window (A Scott Manson Thriller), Philip Kerr, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£14.99

January Window (A Scott Manson Thriller)

by Philip Kerr

 

Synopsis

Everyone knows football is a matter of life and death.  But this time, it's murder. Scott Manson is team coach for London City f ... read more

 

Release 06 November 2014

Publisher Head of Zeus

ISBN 978-1784081539

Coming Soon
Top Sellers
Young Sherlock Holmes 2: Red Leech

Signed by the author

£12.99

Young Sherlock Holmes 2: Red Leech - Goldsboro Exclusive Hardback

by Andrew Lane

 

Synopsis

Sherlock knows that Amyus Crow, his mysterious American tutor, has some dark secrets. But he didn't expect to find a notorious killer, hange... read more

 

Release 05 November 2010

Publisher Macmillan

ISBN 9780330511995

God of Vengeance, Giles Kristian, signed first edition

UK First Edition, Signed and Lined by the author

£24.99

God of Vengeance

by Giles Kristian

 

Synopsis

Norway AD785. A land of petty kingdoms and ambitious men . . . When King Gorm betrays Jarl Harald and puts his family to the sword, he makes... read more

 

Release 24 April 2014

Publisher Bantam Press

ISBN 978-0593066188

Chain of Events, Fredrik T. Olsson, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£18.99

Chain of Events - SEPTEMBER 2014 BOOK OF THE MONTH

by Fredrik T. Olsson

 

Synopsis

Nothing would make me keep a diary. Except for one thing. The realisation that soon there won't be anyone around to read it. &nb... read more

 

Release 04 September 2014

Publisher Sceptre

ISBN 978-0751556353

We accept Maestro We accept Mastercard We accept Solo We accept Visa We accept Visa Electron We accept PayPal
  • ©2014. Goldsboro Books Ltd. All rights reserved. | Website design by Empire Elements Ltd.