Avenger of Rome [E–pub/E–book]


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    Avenger of Rome [E–pub/E–book] Douglas Jackson ä 2 Read This series is getting better in writing style and in characterization It turned out to be uite a page turner and uite exciting on the whole I

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    Avenger of Rome [E–pub/E–book] Whew I finished it Not a phew as in ‘that was tough going’ but a phew as in ‘wow what a powerful conclusion’I’ve been reading Doug Jackson’s books since Caligula first appeared in hardback while I was still writing my first and I love his work But when he started the Valerius Verrens series something changed and his work stepped up several notchesHero of Rome the novel that introduces the characte

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    Avenger of Rome [E–pub/E–book] I recently finished “Avenger of Rome” the 3rd book in the Gaius Valerius series by Douglas JacksonThis is a very exciting series that is both informative and exciting – the action packed pace does not stopDouglas Jackson really

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    Avenger of Rome [E–pub/E–book] ReviewDouglas Jackson and his hero Gaius Valerius Verrens returns in book three of the same named seriesAs pointe

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    Free download ð PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ä Douglas Jackson Douglas Jackson ä 2 Read Free read Avenger of Rome I rather like the fact that Gaius Valerius Verrens has grown as a person and a character through the three books The first book had slight flaws a slightly rushed relationship and left Verrens a hero but very much a broken hero So in the second book we had a man coming to terms with his fame and his injury and

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    Free download ð PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ä Douglas Jackson Avenger of Rome [E–pub/E–book] The Hero of Rome is back In this third novel Valerius is sent east by an emperor with only the slightest of grips on reality Nero His mission is to spy on the immensely successful general Corbulo who may have been a littl

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    Avenger of Rome [E–pub/E–book] I finished Avenger of Rome or it finished me Hard to decide One hell of a thrilling ride Four books into what was originally described as a trilogy and no sign of slacking just getting better and better There is no doubt for me that at the mom

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    Free read Avenger of Rome Avenger of Rome [E–pub/E–book] Avenger of Rome is the third book in Doug Jackson’s series to feature the hero Gaius Valerius VerrensThe Eastern Empire is in flames Judea as risen up in rebellion and slaughtered its Roman garrison and the Parthian Empire sensing Roman weakness has set it sights on placing its own puppet ruler on the buffer state of Armenia Only one man can stop the Parthians General Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo Adored by his

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    Avenger of Rome [E–pub/E–book] For those of us interested Roman history Douglas Jackson and authors like him are able to transport you to pivotal moments throughout

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    Free read Avenger of Rome Avenger of Rome [E–pub/E–book] Douglas Jackson ä 2 Read This series just gets better with each book and is becoming one of my favourite historical series This one sees our hero sent east to spy on one of nero's generals the journey east covers the bulk of the book and involves pi

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Free download Û Avenger of Rome Í PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Emperor Nero's grip on power is weakening In every shadow he sees an enemy and like a cornered animal he lashes out at every perceived threat His paranoia settles on the figure of Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo Rome's greatest General who leads the imperial legions in the EastSo popular is Corbulo with his men that he effective presides over an Empire within an Empire Is Corbulo preparing to march against Rome and take th Whew I finished it Not a phew as in that was tough going but a phew as in wow what a powerful conclusion I ve been reading Doug Jackson s books since Caligula first appeared in hardback while I was still writing my first and I love his work But when he started the Valerius Verrens series something changed and his work stepped up several notchesHero of Rome the novel that introduces the character is one of the best Roman novels I ve read and the scenes of the evacuation of Colonia in advance of Boudicca s attack were among the most powerful I ve seen The second Valerius novel Defender of Rome had a different feel and a different tack It was a brave novel and a powerful one if a little bleak and soul withering at timesAvenger of Rome is a book I ve been waiting to read for some time I found it difficult to see how the story could progress after the second bookWell Doug did good Avenger is a triumph of a novel It has the tension of the first book in the series and the depth of the second combined but it also has much It is far and away the best of the series so far and left me wanting After the horrifying events in Rome in Defender in this great tale Valerius is sent east with the remit of investigating General Corbulo for signs of treason But nothing is as it seems and as Valerius becomes and involved in matters he finds himself becoming a valuable and trusted member of the great general s staff as Corbulo defies imperial edict in order to safeguard the empire whatever the cost to himselfCertain things stand out about this book to me Firstly the journey which occupies a uarter of the book is a magnificent tale in itself and could uite easily have made the basis for a novel on its ownSecondly the book features some of my favourite characters from Roman history Vespasian Titus and Corbulo and does each of them proud the depiction of Corbulo particularly striking a chord with me as it is very much how I have always imagined him While I would hardly describe Nero as one of my favourites I also have to admire the way Doug handles the complex character of the youthful emperor Nero is an enigma and the character is built upon from the second book to a strangely almost understandable and certainly pitiable combination of paranoia pride neediness and hubris He is too complex to pigeonhole which is I suspect as close to the truth as any writer will get Indeed hubris is a strong theme among the powerful characters in the novelThirdly the battle Wow the battle Well come on it s hardly a spoiler is it You knew there was going to be a battle right I know from personal experience how hard it is to write a good battle Not an ok battle but a good one I ve tried And in the end I come down to showing any battle from a point of view of individual encounters as I simply cannot adeuately convey the scale of the whole thing Doug just did The scale was immense the time it took the numbers the sheer organisation and yet not a single detail is lost Not even the noise The smell The tension The fear It is a work of sickening beautyThe upshot Valerius is one of the most interesting characters in Historical fiction at the moment and each book Doug writes adds to the depth and power of the character This book has however stepped another notch upwards and where the first left me feeling a little drained with the heart wrenching conclusion and the second left me feeling weary and saddened this one left me feeling awed and astounded and waiting to see what comes next the conclusion almost pushes you straight into the next tale Valerius I will watch you put things right My sword arm is with youWell done Doug A fab read When s the next due out

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Free download Û Avenger of Rome Í PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free E purpleGaius Valerius Verrens Hero of Rome is ordered to Antioch with the power of life and death over Corbulo a soldier he worships There he finds word of his mission has preceded him and every man's hand is turned against him But Corbulo's eyes are not on Rome but on a new threat to the Empire's border The Parthian King of Kings Vologases is marching to war and with such an army that if not stopped he might over I rather like the fact that Gaius Valerius Verrens has grown as a person and a character through the three books The first book had slight flaws a slightly rushed relationship and left Verrens a hero but very much a broken hero So in the second book we had a man coming to terms with his fame and his injury and being thrown into the dark pit of Roman politics and at the whim of the very dangerous NeroSo Avenger of Rome finds him trying to keep out of the limelight but Nero has another poisoned chalice of a mission for him General Corbulo is getting far too popular for Nero s liking and Nero fears he will turn his attention and troops towards Rome On the other hand Verrens greatly admires Corbulo and is not pleased to be thrown into his legion as Second in Command and with the news that he is Nero s spy arriving before he doesAnd with a journey involving pirates shipwreck and the general s daughter our hero arrives to find distrust and treachery and the small matter of conflict with the ParthiansSo with his options limited he has to watch his back as he turns towards a ferocious enemyI very much enjoyed this the author grows confident with his character and the stories are well plotted fast moving and great historical adventures You can read this in isolation but you would be missing a treat if you don t read the first two Very much in the vein of Simon Scarrow Anthony Riches and Ben Kane and eually recommended

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Free download Û Avenger of Rome Í PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Whelm the entire Roman eastValerius marches at Corbulo's side Outnumbered they make a stand in the barren wastes beyond the Tigris to meet Vologases in an epic contest of military might and ingenuity that will decide the fate of the Empire And while he fights for the Empire and for his own survival on the battlefield Valerius must decide whether to complete his mission or risk incurring his Emperor's dangerous wrat Avenger of Rome is the third book in Doug Jackson s series to feature the hero Gaius Valerius VerrensThe Eastern Empire is in flames Judea as risen up in rebellion and slaughtered its Roman garrison and the Parthian Empire sensing Roman weakness has set it sights on placing its own puppet ruler on the buffer state of Armenia Only one man can stop the Parthians General Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo Adored by his legions he has a plan to smash the power of Parthia once and for all If he fails then the whole of the Eastern Empire could be lostIn Rome Corbulo is viewed with suspicion by the Nero and his court He is too popular with the people and too powerful with the legions at his back will he make an attempt for the throne With Nero descending into madness and paranoia the Emperor needs someone to spy on and report back any treacherous actions or thoughts by Corbulo and his officers that man is Gaius Valerius Verrens the Hero of RomeValerius our reluctant spy is sent out to the east as Corbulo s second in command With his mission compromised before he even leaves Rome Valerius must contend with Pirate attacks shipwreaks Mutiny hostile officers and the beautiful Domitia Corbulo s headstrong daughter If he survives all that is thrown at him then he still has to survive Corbulo s plan to defeat Parthia and the paranoia of Nero and his croniesI have to say right off that I am a huge fan of Doug Jackson s Valerius series and this is the best of the series so far After the political settings of Defender of Rome it is good to see Valerius back where he belongs leading troops and fighting Rome s enemies This isn t to say that Jackson has completely jettisoned the political story Between battles and fights we follow Nero and his court as fear and suspicion leads Nero to ever brutal methods to maintain his tenuous grip on power and as madness grips him even his closest advisers start looking over their shouldersThe main strength of this book are the battles scenes Jackson writes them on an epic scale and the battle between Rome and Parthia is no exception Throughout the book the battles scenes are written with a pace and a realism and makes them very enjoyable to read Valerius is a great character and he has a great supporting cast and I m hoping Domitia is a character that sticks aroundThis is a seriously good book and I m looking forward to the rest of the series and as we edge ever closer to 69AD and the year of the 4 Emperors It will be interesting to see where the author takes Valerius in this troubling time

  • Hardcover
  • 341
  • Avenger of Rome
  • Douglas Jackson
  • English
  • 06 September 2018
  • 9780593065167