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Simon Scarrow

The Roman Army Chain of Command

In this piece, first published in The Eagle and the Wolves, Simon explains the organisation of the Roman Army… The Second Legion, the ‘home’ of Macro and Cato, comprised some five and a half thousand […]

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Cato and Macro: The Game – available now!

Are you ready to unleash Cato and Macro on your mobile? Cato & Macro: The Game is available now on Android! And if you use iOS, keep checking back as the game will be ready […]

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Archive Author Note: THE LEGION

In this note, Simon looks at the history that inspired Cato and Macro’s tenth adventure, The Legion… The Roman province of Egypt was one of the most vital assets of the empire. Rome had been […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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BROTHERS IN BLOOD Special Edition

Fancy getting your hands on the extremely limited Brothers in Blood Special Edition? With Brothers in Blood out this week, here’s you chance to buy a very special edition of the new Cato and Macro […]

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Cato and Macro: The Game – Your questions for Simon

A couple of weeks ago Simon posted on his Facebook page asking for YOUR questions about the upcoming Cato and Macro mobile game, and he promised to answer the seven questions on his page that […]

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Interview: BROTHERS IN BLOOD

With Brothers in Blood almost ready to be unleashed, Simon answers a few questions about the Romans and the Cato and Macro series… What could the modern world learn from the Romans? Psychopathic imperialism? I […]

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Sneak peek: BROTHERS IN BLOOD

Excited for the new Cato and Macro adventure? Here’s something to whet your appetite even further, as we take an exclusive look at a scene from Brothers in Blood in which a very fired-up Macro […]

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Archive Author Note: THE GLADIATOR

Simon explains some of the historical detail behind Cato and Macro book nine, THE GLADIATOR… This novel began life on a trip to Crete a few years back. Having exhausted the obvious list of ancient […]

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Archive Interview: A Q&A from PRAETORIAN

In this interview, Simon discusses one of his previous Cato and Macro adventures: PRAETORIAN… How do you begin your research for each book? What discovery particularly surprised you in the course of your research for […]

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