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

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

  • Signed, Lined & Dated
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
Released January 14, 2016

£45.00

The epic first instalment in a sequence of novels set at the end of the Roman Empire, during the reign of the Emperor Constantine.


Centurion Aurelius Castus - once a soldier in the elite legions of the Danube - believes his glory days are over, as he finds himself in the cold, grey wastes of northern Britain, battling to protect an empire in decline.


When the king of the Picts dies in mysterious circumstances, Castus is selected to guard the Roman envoy sent to negotiate with the barbarians beyond Hadrian's Wall. Here he will face the supreme challenge of command, in a mission riven with bloodshed and treachery, that tests his honour to the limit. As he struggles to avert disaster and keep his promise to a woman he has sworn to protect, Castus discovers that nothing about this doomed enterprise was ever what it seemed.

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Ian Ross

Ian Ross lives in England, and has been researching and writing about the later Roman empire and its army for over a decade.

The 'Twilight of Empire' series is a sequence of novels set in the early 4th century, a dramatic and violent era which saw the rise of the Emperor Constantine and the transformation of the Roman worl

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