Warrior of Rome: The Amber Road is the sixth book in Harry Sidebottom’s Warrior of Rome series.
AD 264 – The Roman Empire is torn in two.
The western provinces – Gaul, Spain and Britain – have been seized by the pretender Postumus. To the east, on the plains of northern Italy, the armies of the emperor Gallienus muster.
War is coming.
Everyone must choose a side.
On a mission shrouded in secrecy and suspicion, Ballista must journey The Amber Road to the far north to Hyperborea, back to his original home and the people of his birth.
A fearsome, masked warlord attacks, bringing fire and sword against the Angles. Yet not all welcome Ballista`s return.
Does treachery pose the greatest danger?
Harry Sidebottom is a leading authority on ancient warfare – he applies his knowledge with a spectacular flair for sheer explosive action and knuckle-whitening drama. Fans of Bernard Cornwell will love Sidebottom’s recreation of the ancient world.