Wall of Stone

Wall of Stone It is AD and Legate Maxinius s Twentieth Legion is becoming demoralised by the covert tactics of the Picts rebel warriors coming down from the north of Britannia to incite trouble between the inva

  • Title: Wall of Stone
  • Author: HeatherRobinson
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 195
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • It is AD121 and Legate Maxinius s Twentieth Legion is becoming demoralised by the covert tactics of the Picts, rebel warriors coming down from the north of Britannia to incite trouble between the invading army and the local Brigante people Fearing an uprising and with growing frustration at Rome s lack of support, the legate ignores orders from Emperor Hadrian to consolidIt is AD121 and Legate Maxinius s Twentieth Legion is becoming demoralised by the covert tactics of the Picts, rebel warriors coming down from the north of Britannia to incite trouble between the invading army and the local Brigante people Fearing an uprising and with growing frustration at Rome s lack of support, the legate ignores orders from Emperor Hadrian to consolidate his position without advancing and decides, at the peril of his career, that his legion must act by flushing out the rebels, shattering the peace of the area in the process Wall of Stone follows the fate and fortune of two legionaries from the Twentieth Legion which intertwine with those of a local Brigante family.

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    1. The year is AD 121 and in the far north of Britannia the Twentieth Legion of Rome stands at the very boundary between the civilised world and the savage Picts. The Roman empire is a long way away, correspondence takes an age to arrive and they feel isolated; tensions are rising as the Picts feel that this is their opportunity to strike hard against the Roman might. Maximus ignores orders and decides that stabilising his position and finding the rebels is more important. One local family, the Tev [...]

    2. A great novel of historical interest I loved it.Would recommend to anyone who enjoys stories of Romans, Picts and Brittania.I won this novel in the Firstread giveaway.

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