Posts tagged with 'cato and macro'

The cover for BRITANNIA has been revealed!

Posted on September 9, 2015, tagged Britannia, Simon Scarrow, cato and macro

The build-up to Simon’s new Cato and Macro adventure, Britannia, has well and truly begun ahead of publication this November. Set in Roman Britain, AD 52, it sees the legionaires take on the ruthless western tribes, who are driven by the Druids’ hatred …


Interview with the Edinburgh Book Review

Posted on March 27, 2015, tagged Simon Scarrow, brothers in blood, cato and macro

With Brothers in Blood out now in paperback, Simon chats to the Edinburgh Book Review in this brilliant and insightful interview. Read the full piece online HERE, and here’s a short snippet with Simon discussing the challenges and pleasure of researchi …


Brothers in Blood: out now in paperback!

Posted on March 26, 2015, tagged Roman Army, Simon Scarrow, brothers in blood, cato and macro

The latest Cato and Macro adventure invades a bookshop near you today! Brothers in Blood is out now in paperback. AD 52 and the Roman army is on the march in the struggle to conquer Britain. Facing a ruthless enemy, Cato, an army Prefect, and veteran C …


Brothers in Blood paperback cover revealed!

Posted on February 3, 2015, tagged Roman Army, Simon Scarrow, brothers in blood, cato and macro, cover reveal, paperback

With only a few weeks to go until the paperback edition of Brothers in Blood is released, we are delighted to be able to reveal the striking new cover! The paperback is published on March 26th and will be available in supermarkets, bookshops and from a …


Brothers in Blood: A brief introduction to the Roman Army

Posted on January 30, 2015, tagged Author Note, Roman Army, Simon Scarrow, brothers in blood, cato and macro

Have you read the latest Cato and Macro adventure, Brothers in Blood, yet? Here, Simon outlines the chain of command for the Roman Army in AD52… The Fourteenth Legion, like all legions, comprised five and a half thousand men. The basic unit was the c …


Futurebook interview with Simon

Posted on November 27, 2014, tagged Futurebook, Simon Scarrow, cato and macro, historical fiction, mobile game

Simon has been interviewed by Futurebook’s Porter Anderson about the new Cato and Macro mobile game. In this fascinating and insightful piece, he discusses, among many other things, the challenges of getting young people into reading, and how he hopes …


Archive Historical Note: THE EAGLE AND THE WOLVES

Posted on November 19, 2014, tagged Eagle, Simon Scarrow, cato and macro

In this note from a classic Cato and Macro adventure, The Eagle and the Wolves, Simon discusses the ongoing conflict between the Romans and Caratacus and his men… It is, perhaps, ironic that the difficulties facing General Plautius in the second summ …


Blinkbox Books Blog Q&A with Simon

Posted on October 31, 2014, tagged Blinkbox, Simon Scarrow, blog, brothers in blood, cato and macro

With Brothers in Blood out now in hardback and ebook, Simon took part in a Q&A for the Blinkbox Books Blog. Here’s a look at one of the questions: Brothers in Blood is the thirteenth Macro and Cato book. Where is it set, and what are they up to? It …


Gallery: the Cato and Macro game!

Posted on October 22, 2014, tagged Simon Scarrow, cato and macro, cato and macro the game, mobile, mobile game

It’s the game everyone is talking about! Cato and Macro: The Game has made quite a splash since launching on Google Play recently, and the amazing reviews are flooding in! Have you downloaded the game and played it yet? If not, these images should whet …


Waterstones extract: BROTHERS IN BLOOD

Posted on October 20, 2014, tagged Eagle, Simon Scarrow, Waterstones, brothers in blood, cato and macro, extract

In this extract, we meet Cato and Macro for the first time in their latest adventure, Brothers in Blood. For an extended version of this extract, visit the Waterstones blog… ‘Dear me, I can see that this one’s had a lot of wear and tear,’ the Syrian …




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