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The wolf's gold

Author: Anthony Riches
Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood, 2014.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marcus Aquila and the Tungrians have been sent to Dacia, on the north-eastern edge of the Roman Empire, with the mission to safeguard a major source of imperial power. The mines of Alburnus Major contain enough gold to pave the road to Rome. They would make a mighty prize for the marauding Sarmatae tribesmen who threaten the province, and the outnumbered auxiliaries are entrusted with their safety in the face of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Large type books
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Riches
ISBN: 9781444819151 1444819151
OCLC Number: 868379443
Notes: Originally published: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2012.
Description: pages cm.
Responsibility: Anthony Riches.

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Marcus Aquila and the Tungrians have been sent to Dacia, on the north-eastern edge of the Roman Empire, with the mission to safeguard a major source of imperial power. The mines of Alburnus Major contain enough gold to pave the road to Rome. They would make a mighty prize for the marauding Sarmatae tribesmen who threaten the province, and the outnumbered auxiliaries are entrusted with their safety in the face of a barbarian invasion. Beset by both the Sarmatian horde and more subtle threats offered by men who should be their comrades, the Tungrians must also come to terms with the danger posed by a new and unexpected enemy. They will have to fight to the death to save the honour of the empire - and their own skins ...

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