Faith L. Justice

Dawn Empress: A Novel of Imperial Rome (The Theodosian Women)

By Faith L. Justice - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

In 404 AD in Constantinople’s imperial palace, Emperor Arcadius of the Eastern Roman Empire pulls his five-year-old daughter, Pulcheria, into her dead mother’...Read Review

Twilight Empress

By Faith L. Justice - Published 2017


Fifth-century Europe is an uneasy mix of two emperors (an Eastern and a Western Roman Empire) and tribes of “barbarians” migrating west ahead ...Read Review

Tokoyo, the Samurai’s Daughter

By Faith L. Justice - By Kayla Gilliam (illus.) - Published 2017


Children/Young Adult

Tokoyo is not your average 14th-century Japanese girl. She rejects learning sewing, embroidering, painting and cooking to prepare for a married life. Instead ...Read Review

Sword of the Gladiatrix

By Faith L. Justice - Published 2015



The fairly standard narrative framework of the typical gladiator novel – heroic figure enslaved and forced to fight for the amusement of decadent Romans – ...Read Review