Emperor of Rome (Vespasian #9) (Hardcover)

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Vespasian is tasked with the impossible. Should he quell the revolt in Judaea, as Nero the emperor has instructed, or must he resort to the unthinkable and sabotage his own campaign? If his conquest succeeds, he risks becoming the sole object of the mad emperor's jealousy. If he fails, then his punishment will be severe. The fate of his men and his beloved son, Titus, all hang in the balance. But unknown to Vespasian, Nero has committed suicide, catapulting Rome into political turmoil. Sabinus, Vespasian's brother, is caught between the warring factions of Aulus Vitellius, a cruel opportunist, and the noble Marcus Salvius Otho, who finds himself severely outnumbered. With a contested throne and an army at his disposal, now may finally be Vespasian's time—to ascend, to conquer, to achieve what countless prophecies have foretold and take control of Rome itself. Will Vespasian, at long last, be the one to wear the purple?

About the Author

Robert Fabbri is an assistant director and has worked on productions such as Billy Elliot, Hellraiser, Hornblower, and Patriot Games

Praise For…

"Fabbri does an excellent job with this scintillating source material." —Times

"Stuffed with political deviousness and vivid depictions of war and torture, Fabbri's eighth book of the series is shockingly good." —Sunday Sport

"Robert Fabbri has a winner on his hands." —BookPlank

Product Details
ISBN: 9781782397083
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Publication Date: April 1st, 2019
Pages: 352
Language: English
Series: Vespasian