Clash of eagles : The Clash of Eagles Trilogy, Book 1. / Alan Smale.
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- ISBN: 9780804177238 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
Perfect for fans of military and historical fiction--including novels by such authors as Bernard Cornwell, Naomi Novik, and Harry Turtledove--this stunning work of alternate history imagines a world in which the Roman Empire has not fallen and the North American continent has just been discovered. In the year 1218 AD, transported by Norse longboats, a Roman legion crosses the great ocean, enters an endless wilderness, and faces a cataclysmic clash of warriors, worlds, and gods. Ever hungry for land and gold, the Emperor has sent Praetor Gaius Marcellinus and the 33rd Roman Legion into the newly discovered lands of North America. Marcellinus and his men expect easy victory over the native inhabitants, but on the shores of a vast river the Legion clashes with a unique civilization armed with weapons and strategies no Roman has ever imagined. Forced to watch his vaunted force massacred by a surprisingly tenacious enemy, Marcellinus is spared by his captors...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Del Rey, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4223 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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