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14 books of William Kelso

216 BC. The two great super powers of the ancient world, Rome and Carthage are engaged in a life and death struggle to control the known world. Hannibal, the legendary Carthaginian general leads his army across the Alps into Italy and inflicts three mighty disasters upon the poorly led Romans. After the battle of Cannae, Rome’s worst ever defeat in her history, it seems inevitable that the proud Roman republic will fall. In Rome only one man, Quintus Fabius Maximus seems to have the strength to guide the panic stricken city through the crisis. His heroic spirit rallies his countrymen and a divided Senate but his life is put in danger when a ruthless assassin arrives in Rome with orders to kill Fabius.

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83 AD. In the aftermath of the battle of Mons Graupius, Corbulo, retired veteran of the Twentieth Legion sets out to search for his missing son in the trackless wastes of Caledonia. Hunted by fierce Barbarian warriors and a gang of mercenaries Corbulo must use all his wits, courage and experience to find and bring back his estranged son.

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Spring 207 BC. Rome and Carthage have been at war for eleven years. Rome has endured the unendurable but as the pulse of the nation beats low, a new call arises that fills every Roman heart with foreboding. An old peril is approaching swiftly from the north to burst in tempest on the wasted fields of Italy. Hasdrubal, son of Hamilcar has crossed the Alps and is intent on joining his brother, Hannibal and deciding the greatest war of the classical age once and for all. Near Rome, Marcus an ordinary farmer is caught up in a terrible crime that plunges his family into crisis. In his search for justice Marcus slowly begins to realise that his families fate has become entwined with that of the Republic.

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89 AD. On the island province of Britannia, Rome is strengthening its grip on the populous and fertile south, but in the mountainous-­north rebellion, is brewing amongst the restless and unhappy tribes. Led by their druids and a high king claiming a proud lineage, the Brigantes and Caledonian tribes are willing to risk war against the might of the Legions.

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298 BC. Central Italy. In the Roman colony of Sora, Gaius, an eighteen year old farmer's son has little inkling that his life is about to utterly change. As tragedy strikes he is forced on a journey that will lead him to the House of Mus and set him on the path to becoming one of the young republic's greatest soldier's.

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Books of William Kelso