Strategos: Rise of the Golden Heart (Strategos 2) [NOOK Book]

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Stay strong, Haga, for the Golden Heart will rise in the west. At dawn, he will wear the guise of a lion hunter. At noon, he will march to the east as if to conquer the sun itself. At dusk, you will stand with him in the final battle, like an island in the storm . . .
1068 AD: the armies of the Seljuk Sultanate tear at Byzantium's borders, poised to strike the death blow that will bring all Anatolia under their yoke. Alp Arslan's armies grow stronger with every passing season, ...

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Strategos: Rise of the Golden Heart (Strategos 2)

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Overview

Stay strong, Haga, for the Golden Heart will rise in the west. At dawn, he will wear the guise of a lion hunter. At noon, he will march to the east as if to conquer the sun itself. At dusk, you will stand with him in the final battle, like an island in the storm . . .
1068 AD: the armies of the Seljuk Sultanate tear at Byzantium's borders, poised to strike the death blow that will bring all Anatolia under their yoke. Alp Arslan's armies grow stronger with every passing season, while the beleaguered Byzantine soldiers defend for their lives, the hope in their hearts guttering its last.

This war has been Apion's mistress for many years, casting a dark shadow across his soul. When the mysterious crone comes to him, she can offer him only a glimmer of light. But at the darkest of moments, the smallest chink of light can be blinding. It will sweep Apion into the heart of the empire, Constantinople, and then onto the arid plains of Syria. It will taunt him with trust, betrayal, intrigue, love and brutal conflict. But, above all, it will offer him hope.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044577084
  • Publisher: Gordon Doherty
  • Publication date: 6/5/2013
  • Series: Strategos , #2
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 195,601
  • File size: 625 KB

Meet the Author

Gordon is a Scottish writer, addicted to reading and writing historical fiction.His love of history was piqued during spells living and working close to both Hadrian's Wall and the Antonine Wall, sites of rich history winding back through thousands of years. The later Roman Empire and Byzantium hold a particular fascination for Gordon.Writing about these times is a pleasure to Gordon and he lists many authors amongst his literary influences, including: Simon Scarrow, David Gemmell, Conn Iggulden, Bernard Cornwell & Valerio Massimo Manfredi. Gordon also enjoys reading and writing sci-fi and black comedy.His first novel "Legionary", a tale of adventure in the border legions and set in the Eastern Roman Empire circa 376AD, is published and available in paperback and as an eBook - see gordopolis.com/writing for details.Gordon is currently working on his second novel a tale of the life of a Byzantine general, set around the build of the the Battle of Manzikert. This novel is expected to be published towards the end of 2011. After that, the second book in the Legionary series will be his next project.Happy reading!gordopolis.com/writing
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 30, 2013

    Wyo reader

    Anothet 5 stars Apion continues the war against the Suljuk in another page turner could not put this book down. Recommend you read the first book Strategos in order to know what is going on in the second book. Highly recommend this series can hardly wait for the next book.

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