Gates of Rome (UK Edition) (TimeRiders, Book 5) by Alex Scarrow

By Alex Scarrow

Venture Exodus – a challenge to move three hundred american citizens from 2070 to 54AD to overthrow the Roman Empire – has long gone catastrophically unsuitable. part have arrived seventeen years previous, through the reign of Caligula.

Liam is going to enquire, but if Maddy and Sal try to flee a kill-squad despatched to seek down their box place of work, all the TimeRiders develop into trapped within the Roman past.

Armed with wisdom of the longer term, Caligula is now extra strong than ever. yet with the place of work unmanned – and lower than chance – how will the TimeRiders make it again to 2001 and positioned historical past correct?

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