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The Arena

(Book 1.5 in the Eagles of Rome series)
A Novella by

An exclusive digital short from Ben Kane, 'the rising star of historical fiction' (Wilbur Smith).

A day out with comrades, brutal gladiator fights, a bet with disastrous consequences. A Roman soldier's much anticipated payday plays out in very different ways to those he expected.

The German frontier, AD 12. Legionary Marcus Piso is set to enjoy a four monthly payday with his comrades. Wine, food and gladiatorial entertainment are on offer, and his purse is full.

But thanks to a dishonest bet maker, events take on a very dangerous life of their own...

The Arena is a prequel to Ben Kane's upcoming novel, Hunting the Eagles, the second in the new gripping three-part series, Eagles of Rome. It also includes a sample chapter from the new book.

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"The rising star of historical fiction." - Wilbur Smith

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Used availability for Ben Kane's The Arena

Kindle Editions

January 2016 : Australia, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Arena (A gripping short story in the bestselling Eagles of Rome series)
Author(s): Ben Kane
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU