“Eagle and Empire” brings the “Clash of Eagles” alternate history trilogy to an end with a titanic showdown between the Roman emperor and Chinggis Khan.
I hate to see this series end, though it’s kind of refreshing to have an alternate history series actually conclude in less than a dozen books.
This alternate history follow-up to “Clash of Eagles” is just as good as its predecessor. I’m looking forward to the third volume in the trilogy (due in May ’17).
In this alternate history a Roman legion explores and attempts to conquer
North American in 1218 AD. One man survives and has to build a new life
among the tribes of the Mississippi valley.
Alan Smale’s book combines elements of the works of two of my favorite
authors: Robert Conroy and
The alternate history is plausible and well worked
out while the world is detailed, vivid and action-filled.