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Simon Scarrow


UK flag (b.1962)
Brother of Alex Scarrow

Simon Scarrow is a Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author. His bestsellers include his novels featuring Roman soldiers Macro and Cato, as well as The Sword and the Scimitar, about the 1565 Siege of Malta, and four novels about the lives of the Duke of Wellington and Napoleon Bonaparte. He is the author with T. J. Andrews of the bestselling Arena, introducing the gladiator hero Pavo, and the new ebook novella series Invader.

Simon's novels have been published in the USA and in translation all around the world. 

Genres: Historical, Young Adult Fiction, Thriller
 
Series
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Roman Arena (with T J Andrews)
   1. Barbarian (2012)
   2. Challenger (2012)
   3. First Sword (2013)
   4. Revenge (2013)
   5. Champion (2013)
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Invader (with T J Andrews)
   1. Death Beach (2014)
   2. Blood Enemy (2014)
   3. Dark Blade (2014)
   4. Imperial Agent (2015)
   5. Sacrifice (2015)
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Pirata (with T J Andrews)
   1. The Black Flag (2019)
   2. The Gates of Stone (2019)
   3. Hunters of the Sea (2019)
   4. Sea of Blood (2019)
   5. The Pirate Chief (2019)
   Pirata (2019)
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Novels
   The Sword and the Scimitar (2012)
   Hearts of Stone (2015)
   Invader (2016) (with T J Andrews)
   Playing With Death (2017) (with Lee Francis)
   Blackout (2021)
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Novellas
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Simon Scarrow recommends
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An Old Magic (2003)
Barbara Cleverly
"A compelling tale."
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The Whale Road (2007)
(Oathsworn, book 1)
Robert Low
"A fantastic book."
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Perfiditas (2013)
(Roma Nova, book 2)
Alison Morton
"Sassy, intriguing, page-turning...Roma Nova is a fascinating world."
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Plague (2014)
(Captain Coke, book 1)
C C Humphreys
"Beautifully written, pacy and exciting..... A brilliant depiction of seventeenth-century London in all its glory and grime against the grim backdrop of the eponymous plague."
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By Blood Divided (2017)
(Mistra Chronicles / Rise of Empires Chronicles, book 4)
James Heneage
"A dramatic read from the very outset."
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The Drowned City (2021)
(Daniel Pursglove, book 1)
K J Maitland
"There are few authors who can bring the past to life so compellingly - it was a genuine treat to follow Pursglove into the devastated streets of Bristol where shadows and menace lurk round almost every corner... Brilliant writing and more importantly, riveting reading."

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