Carbo and the Thief and Other Tales of Ancient Rome
by Alex Gough
Publication Date: 2 Apr 2018
The road to Rome is long and full of peril.
Following his retirement, ex-legionnaire Carbo journeys back to Rome, blissfully unaware of the dangers that await him there. On the way he encounters many adventures, strives to solve a mysterious theft, and meets an old friend getting ready for gladiatorial combat.
In other stories we visit Elissa, the evil priestess, and Vespillo, the trusty watchman, and discover more about their colourful histories. We see a young boy’s first battle, and travel all the way to the barbaric Hadrian’s Wall.
These are vivid tales of ancient Rome, perfect for fans of Wallace Breem, Simon Scarrow and Ben Kane.