The City (City of Victory)

Published by Head of Zeus on 9th June 2022

From bestselling historian Adrian Goldsworthy, the second book in his authentic, action-packed series set on the frontiers of the Roman Empire.


In the depths of the desert on the empire’s Eastern Frontier, the Roman army lays siege to the city of Nicopolis.

Estranged from his beloved Enica to keep her safe, centurion Flavius Ferox has secured his freedom after being framed once again. His next quest: to uncover traitors within the Roman ranks.

As the siege builds, widespread corruption seethes and soldiers are murdered in cold blood. Meanwhile, Ferox’s investigation brings him closer and closer to the imperial court, and uncovers connections to Hadrian himself…

Gritty, gripping and profoundly authentic, The City is the second book in the City of Victory trilogy, set in the Roman empire from bestselling historian Adrian Goldsworthy.