Interview with the Edinburgh Book Review
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 researching his bestselling novels… “The research is a delight to do. Why wouldn’t it be? […]Read More
Brothers in Blood: out now in paperback!
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 Centurion Macro must also contend with the threat posed […]Read More
Brothers in Blood paperback cover revealed!
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 all online retailers.Read More
Brothers in Blood: A brief introduction to the Roman Army
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 century of eighty men commanded by a centurion. The century was […]Read More
Brothers in Blood paperback edition coming soon!
2015 promises to be a huge year for Simon, with several new titles being released, including a brand new standalone historical novel, plus the latest instalment in the bestselling Cato and Macro series. We’ll have all the details of these in the coming months, but in the meantime we are delighted to annouce that the […]Read More
Cato and Macro: The Game is now available on iOS!
Having taken the Google Play world by storm after launching a few weeks ago, Cato and Macro: The Game is now available for iOS! Simon himself is delighted with the look and feel of the game: “It was really important to me that the game stay true to the Cato and Macro novels and I’m delighted […]Read More
Blinkbox Books Blog Q&A with Simon
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’s a continuation from the last […]Read More
Waterstones extract: BROTHERS IN BLOOD
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 tutted as he examined Cato’s cuirass, running his […]Read More
Waterstones Simon Scarrow Blog: BROTHERS IN BLOOD
Simon has written an exlcusive piece for the Waterstones blog, in which he discusses Cato and Macro’s story so far and his inspiration for Brothers in Blood. “If Brothers in Blood serves any purpose besides entertaining readers of historical fiction, it is to remind us of a native ruler who strove to save her people […]Read More
BROTHERS IN BLOOD – OUT NOW!
The wait is finally over: BROTHERS IN BLOOD is out now! The latest Cato and Macro adventure sees our heroes defending the Roman Empire’s conquest of Britannia from a threat from within… A messenger on the streets of Rome has been intercepted and tortured, revealing a plot to sabotage the Roman army’s campaign against Caratacus, […]Read More
Audio extract: BROTHERS IN BLOOD
Listen to an exclusive audio extract from Simon Scarrow’s new Cato and Macro adventure, Brothers in Blood… In chapter 1 of Brothers in Blood, we are in Rome, AD 52, and there’s a pursuit taking place. For more audio extracts and interviews with Simon, head over to Soundcloud. Please note: this extract contains some strong […]Read More
Gallery: Centurion Macro’s classic quotes
Everyone knows that Centurion Macro isn’t the most sensitive of souls. In fact, he’s at his happiest when he’s out on the battlefield giving his enemies a good kicking and then celebrating with a barrel or two of wine. At almost 300 pounds, stocky and powerful and always up for a brawl, he doesn’t tolerate […]Read More