Hannibal has been defeated, and Rome, seeking new conquest, turns its eyes on the cradle of democracy - Greece.
Kenya born, Irish by blood and UK resident, Ben Kane's passion for history has seen him change career from veterinary medicine to writing, and taken him to more than 60 countries, and all 7 continents. During his travels and subsequent research, including walking hundreds of miles in complete Roman military gear, he has learned much about the Romans and the way they lived. Ten of his thirteen novels have been Sunday Times top ten bestsellers, and his books are published in twelve languages; a million copies have sold worldwide. In 2016, his research was recognised by Bristol University with an honorary Doctor of Letters degree. Kane lives in Somerset with his wife and children, where he writes full time.
Fans of battle-heavy historical fiction will, justly, adore Clash of Empires. With its rounded historical characters and fascinating historical setting, it deserves a wider audience - The TimesEpic . . . I haven't enjoyed a book this much for agesBen Kane's new series explores the bloody final clash between ancient Greece and upstart Romen, focusing on soldiers and leaders from both worlds and telling the story of a bloody war with style - Sunday Express S MagA powerful and vivid historical novel that moves along at chariot-race speed. - THE LADYGrabs you from the start and never lets go. Thrilling action combines with historical authenticity to summon up a whole world in a sweeping tale of politics and war. A triumph!