Hero of rome douglas jackson books

So, i went in search of a new series and found douglas jacksons gaius valerius verrens series. The story is told through the eponymous hero gaius. We personally assess every book s quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. His first novel was the critically acclaimed caligula that was published in 2008. This acclaimed book by douglas jackson is available at in several formats for your ereader. His third, hero of rome, introduced readers to a new series hero, gaius valeri. I was born in jedburgh on the border between england and scotland in the summer of 1956. What a fantastic book, douglas jackson s portrayal of the roman hero valerius is in the same league as bernard cornwells books on sharpe. A journalist by profession, douglas jackson transformed a lifelong fascination for rome and the romans in to his first two highlypraised novels, caligula and claudius. I found that as a writer he is consistent and knows his subject.

Douglas jackson turned a lifelong fascination for rome and the romans into his first two novels. Audience adult summary emperor neros grip on power is weakening. Gaius valerius verrens series by douglas jackson goodreads. Step by step, the bloodied survivors are forced back into the temple of claudius. The complete series list for gaius valerius verrens douglas jackson. Click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery. Mar 26, 2012 valerius leads the veterans in a last stand against the unstoppable horde of boudiccas rebel army. These tales tell the stories of many of the biggest names in ancient history, as well as its greatest triumphs and tragedies. Wolfs ideological agenda gets in the way of this being either great literature or great historical fiction. See all books authored by douglas jackson, including caligula the tyranny of rome, and claudius, and more on thriftbooks. In every shadow he sees an enemy, and like a cornered animal, he lashes out at every perceived threat. I have to say that after the first one or two i didnt expect to go much further, but valerius. Of course being in neros spotlight isnt always a good thing as verrens finds out after having been solicited by nero and then. Douglas jackson one man will stand against boudiccas armies.

Hero of rome 1st edition roman trilogy 1 by douglas jackson hardcover. Emperor nero has turned his face away from this farflung outpost. For fans of simon scarrow and ben kane, the spectacular new novel in douglas jacksons epic series sees gaius valerius verrens banished from rome only to be caught up in one of the most savage uprisings the roman empire had witnessed. The first book in an actionpacked and rigorously researched new roman historical series by the acclaimed author of caligula and claudius. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Aka james douglas douglas jackson turned a lifelong fascination for rome and the romans into his first novel, caligula. This deals with the aftermath of the romans conquest of brittan. Jackson grew up in the town of jedburgh in the scottish borders. Gaius valerius verrens 1 audiobook by douglas jackson.

Seven further novels featuring valerius have followed the most recent being glory of rome and have won. Hero of romereprint gaius valerius verrens by douglas jackson paperback, 480 pages, published 2012 by transworld publishers isbn. He was born in jedburgh, in the scottish borders and now lives in bridge of allan. Kindle books kindle unlimited prime reading bestsellers kindle daily deal kindle monthly deals free kindle reading apps buy a kindle content and devices kindle support 1. Gaius valerius varens has been romes hero, its defender, and its avenger, and now he is the empires sword, in his fourth brutal and bloody adventuread 68. Hero of rome gaius valerius verrens, book 1 by douglas. Gaius valerius verrens 1 and millions of other books are available for instant access. Hero of rome gaius valerius verrens, book 1 by douglas jackson book cover, description, publication history. Explore books by douglas jackson with our selection at. I probably made my first attempt at writing one a couple of years later and ive been trying, on and off, ever since. His third, hero of rome, introduced readers to a new series hero, gaius valerius verrens. Jun 29, 2010 when i first met gaius valerius verrens in the opening chapters of hero of rome by scottish author douglas jackson, he was leading his cohort into a silurian hill fort bristling with celtic spears on a hilltop in neros roman britain. Dec 07, 2017 tying the whole series together is an overarching narrative set in the present day, where scholar eloise slowly pieces together what happened in the past.

Anyone who loves iggulden, scarrow and severin will love his books, what a pleasure to read. Douglas jackson was born in jedburgh in the scottish borders and now lives in bridge of allan. Aug 27, 2015 for fans of simon scarrow and ben kane, the spectacular new novel in douglas jackson s epic series sees gaius valerius verrens banished from rome only to be caught up in one of the most savage uprisings the roman empire had witnessed. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading hero of rome. Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books. Claudius isbn 9780552162494 pdf epub douglas jackson ebook. Scourge of rome douglas jackson 9780593070581 netgalley. Gaius valerius verrens series in order douglas jackson. The lost hero is an american fantasyadventure novel written by rick riordan, based on greek and roman mythology. His command is the unlucky ninth, tainted by gaius valerius verrens 9 booko prices including delivery for hammer of rome. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. A journalist by profession, douglas jackson transformed a lifelong fascination for rome and the romans in to his first two highlypraised novels.

Claudius emperor of rome, conqueror of britain emperor claudius has unleashed the roman legions against britain. The first book in an actionpacked and rigorously researched new roman historical series by the acclaimed author of caligula and claudius the roman grip on. Author division douglas jackson is composed of at least 4 distinct authors, divided by their works. Tying the whole series together is an overarching narrative set in the present day, where scholar eloise slowly pieces together what happened in the past. I have now added the rest of the series to my reading list.

Author jackson, douglas, 1956subjects historical fiction verrens, gaius valerius fictitious character fiction rome history nero, 5468 fiction. Back in the west, secretly in the entourage of the fierce septimius severus, the young hero moves in the shadows with fellow conspirators in an attempt to finally bring down the wouldbe tyrant of rome. It is here that valerius wins lifelong fame and the accolade hero of rome. Douglas jackson is the author of the successful historical novels caligula and claudius and my next book hero of rome, the first of a new trilogy, will be published in july 2010.

The emperor neros erratic and bloody reign is in its death throes when gaius valerius verre. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read scourge of rome. List of books by author douglas jackson thriftbooks. Caligulareprint by douglas jackson paperback, 496 pages. Claudius by douglas jackson overdrive rakuten overdrive. His luck at being born in a place so full of history of bloody warfare that it was believed ghosts from thousands of years before haunted it got him interested in history and. Hero of rome gaius valerius verrens, book 1 by douglas jackson. Hero of rome by douglas jackson penguin books australia. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. My father first took me to the library when i was about five. Normally books that go back and forth between different time periods dont work for me, but each timeline in these novels is so compelling its impossible to put the books down.

When i first met gaius valerius verrens in the opening chapters of hero of rome by scottish author douglas jackson, he was leading his cohort into a silurian hill fort bristling with celtic spears on a hilltop in neros roman britain. Oct 31, 2011 douglas jackson turned a lifelong fascination for rome and the romans into his first two novels, caligula and claudius. Enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer no kindle device required. Gaius valerius verrens 6 ebook written by douglas jackson. Douglas jackson scourge of rome books pics download new. A master of his discipline rightly hailed as one of the best historical. A journalist on local and national newspapers for 36 years, jackson left the scotsman where he was assistant editor, in 2009 to become a fulltime writer. In 2010, hero of rome, the first of a new series featuring the tribune gaius valerius verrens, was published.

For fans of the authors previous books caligula and claudius this. Hero of rome is the first in a major new roman trilogy, featuring valerius verrens. Gaius valerius verrens 1 kindle edition by jackson, douglas. The ancient greeks and romans were among the best at documenting the adventures of their heroes. Gaius valerius verrens has returned to rome and is made a hero of rome by the emperor, nero for his actions and bravery in britain.

Best historical fiction set in the ancient world librarything. Douglas jackson scourge of rome books pics download. Hero of rome is douglas jacksons new trilogy featuring valerius verrens. Douglas jackson turned a lifelong fascination for rome and the romans into his first two novels, caligula and claudius.

Seven further novels featuring valerius have followed the most recent being glory of rome and have won critical acclaim. Claudius isbn 9780552162494 pdf epub douglas jackson. Caratacus, war chief of the britons, isbn 9780552162494. Douglas jackson is a scottish novelist that hails from jedburgh, scottish borders. Gaius valerius varens has been rome s hero, its defender, and its avenger, and now he is the empires sword, in his fourth brutal and bloody adventuread 68. Rufinus is dead, crumpled at the base of a cliff in faroff dacia. Hero of rome is the first novel in a major new roman historical action series. Douglas jackson turned a lifelong fascination for rome and the romans into his first novel, caligula.

Douglas jackson books list of books by author douglas. It tells the story of rufus an animal trainer and slave that becomes the trainer and keeper of bersheba, the emperors elephant. Douglas jackson has 19 books on goodreads with 14171 ratings. Caligula, published in 2008 was jackson douglass first novel.

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