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Series: Gladiator


FIGHT FOR FREEDOM by Simon Scarrow
Released: April 24, 2012

"Marcus' exciting journey as a Roman slave and the unfolding of secrets and fortunes will have readers racing through the pages and eagerly anticipating the sequel, Street Fighter. (Historical adventure. 10-14) "
When his father, a former Roman centurion, is murdered, 10-year-old Marcus Cornelius Primus is enslaved and forced into training as a gladiator, and his mother, a former slave, is returned to slavery. Read full book review >