Marcus, a Roman soldier in Britain, sets out to solve the mystery of the missing Ninth Legion, which disappeared into the mists of northern Britain, led by his father. His aim is to salvage his father’s reputation and find the Legion’s missing eagle standard, but the task is a dangerous one.
The slave of Thormod the Viking, Jetsyn the Englishman was his sworn enemy but after saving his life, Jetsyn becomes his sworn brother in the feud to avenge Thormod’s father.
THE LANTERN BEARERS
The Saxon raiding party did a thorough job when they attacked the farm - by morning it was a smoking ruin and Aquila's father lay dead alongside the household servants. Bitter years followed for Aquila as he sought to revenge his father - and to keep alight the lantern of Roman civilization.
THE SILVER BRANCH
Violence and unrest are sweeping through Roman Britain. Justin and Flavius find themselves caught up in the middle of it all when they discover a plot to overthrow the Emperor. In fear for their lives they gather together a tattered band of men and lead them into the thick of battle, to defend the honour of Rome. But will they be in time to save the Emperor?
THE SWORD AND THE CIRCLE
The story of King Arthur's birth and how he became King of Britain by drawing a miraculous sword from a stone.
THE WITCH'S BRAT
It is the reign of Henry I in England: People think that, because of his crooked back and healing skills, Lovel must be a witch. He meets Rahere, the King's Jester, in the Abbey of New Minster and makes a bargain that will take him to London, to establish a life of his own at the great hospital of St Bartholomew.