The Roman invasion of Britain...the revolt of Boudica, the Warrior Queen...frontier intrigues along Hadrians Wall...the flowering of Roman culture in Londinium the fascination of Roman Britain is endless!
ROSEMARY SUTCLIFF’s The
Eagle of the Ninth, about the quest of Marcus Aquila to recover a lost eagle standard, has now been made into the movie The Eagle. The million-copy bestseller begins a series of novels featuring the family of Aquila, taking them from Roman Britain to the times of King Arthur and beyond: The
Silver Branch • Frontier Wolf • The
Lantern Bearers • Dawn Wind • Sword at Sunset • Sword Song • The Shield Ring
Sutcliff’s other stories set in ancient Roman Britain include The Mark of the Horse Lord, the story of a gladiator who impersonates a king, and The
Outcast, about a Roman boy brought up by a British tribe.
THE EAGLE AND THE RAVEN by Pauline Gedge Gigantic novel of Boudicca spans three turbulent generations; foreward by Donna Gillespie.
THE CAMULOD CHRONICLES by Jack Whyte The tale of King Arthur unfolds as Roman legions vie against native Celts in 5th century Britain. I. The Skystone, II. The Singing Sword, III. The Saxon Shore, IV. The Eagles Brood, V. The Fort at Rivers Bend, VI. The Sorceror, VII: Uther, VIII: The Lance Thrower. and the final volume, IX. The Eagle.
Simon Scarrow chronicles the adventures of centurion Macro during the Roman invasion of Britain. The series in order: Under the Eagle The Eagles Conquest When the Eagle Hunts • The Eagle and the Wolves • The Eagle’s Prey • The Eagle’s Prophecy • The Eagle in the Sand • Centurion
THE LITTLE EMPERORS by Alfred Duggan As chaos overtakes Rome, Britain enters the Dark Ages. In Duggan’s CONSCIENCE OF THE KING, the third son of a petty tyrant becomes the ancestor of all subsequent British monarchs.
BOUDICA AND THE LOST ROMAN by Mike Ripley A reluctant Roman spy finds himself on the wrong side when Boudica and the Iceni go on the warpath.
BOUDICA, QUEEN OF THE ICENI by Joseph E. Roesch Trusting in ancient prophecy, Boudica raises the Britons in a bloody revolt againt the merciless legions of Nero.
WARRIOR QUEEN by Alan Gold Queen Boudica challenges the vicious rule of the Romans in Britain.
THE WHITE MARE by Jules Watson begins The Dalriada Trilogy. Princess Rhiann of Alba (Scotland) must defend her people against a ruthless Roman governor. Followed by The Dawn Stag and The Boar Stone.
Manda Scott tells the tale of Boudica at epic length in DREAMING THE EAGLE, DREAMING THE BULL, DREAMING THE HOUND, and DREAMING THE SERPENT SPEAR
PATRICK by Stephen R. Lawhead Succat, son of a powerful Roman family, becomes a slave, a soldier, and a saint under the Celtic name Patrick. By the author of Byzantium.
HADRIANS WALL by William Dietrich A young bride unleashes jealousy in the Roman ranks as Caratacus plots to drive the invaders from Britain. By the author of Napoleon’s Pyramids and Scourge of God.
THE EMPERORS BABE by Bernardine Evaristo A novel in verse about Zuleika, daughter of Sudanese immigrants in Londinium in 211 A.D.
ISLAND OF GHOSTS by Gillian Bradshaw A tale of frontier intrigue, as soldiers patrol Hadrians Wall on the Island of Ghosts foggy, barbaric Britannia.
GET OUT OR DIE by Jane Finnis Britain, 91 A.D.: Are the savage murders at a roadside inn the work of a secret society plotting to drive out all Romans?
THE LIBERTUS MYSTERIES by Rosemary Rowe The crime-solving exploits of Libertus, a freedman in second-century Glevum (Gloucester), begin in The Germanicus Mosaic and continue in A Pattern of Blood, Murder in the Forum, The Chariots of Calyx, The Legatus Mystery, The Ghosts of Glevum, Enemies of the Empire, A Roman Ransom, A Coin for the Ferryman, Death at Pompeia’s Wedding, and Requiem for a Slave.
IMPERIAL GOVERNOR by George Shipway Classic novel of Queen Boudica’s revolt, as told by the Roman governor in Londinium, Suetonius Paulinus. Also by Shipway: Warrior in Bronze, a novel of Agamemnon.
BERIC THE BRITON by G.A. Henty A boy-chief is captured by invading Romans and taken to Neros Rome.