The second installment of the thrilling maritime adventure; two mighty empires battle each other for control of the high seas. Atticus is the young captain of the Aquila, the flagship of the attack fleet of the Roman navy. But his commander is a young upstart whose position has been purchased rather than earned. Bound to obey his inexperienced commander's rash orders, Atticus sails straight into a carefully-laid trap. In the battle that follows, it is only by defying his commander that he can pull his men back from the brink of defeat. But Atticus will pay a high price for his defiance, and, as he is summoned to Rome, he realises he has created a powerful enemy. And, despite his friendship with Septimus, a Roman centurion, Atticus is dangerously unversed in the politics of the Roman senate. So, Atticus finds himself facing battles both at sea against an ever-more ferocious enemy and on his own ship by those close to home who want their revenge. Culminating in one of the greatest sea battles of classical times, Captain of Rome is a stirring and powerful novel and John Stack is a born storyteller.
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John Stack's first novel, Ship of Rome, went straight into the Sunday Times bestseller charts. Captain of Rome is the follow-up to that novel and the second book in the Masters of the Sea series. John Stack lives in County Cork in Ireland and is married with three children.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007285256
Book Description Harper Collins, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. First edition, first printing of John Stacks second book in the Masters of the Sea series. Signed, lined & publication dated to the title page by John Stack. Both the hardcover and dustwrapper in new in fine unread condition.Pleas note that we have more than one copy of this book with different lines, so the copy you receive may not be the one photographed.PACKED IN A BOX WITH PLENTY OF PROTECTION. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000339