1st Century

Feast of Sorrow

By Crystal King - Published 2017


As a slave about to go on the auction block in 1st-century Rome, Thrasius has few hopes for his future. He hitches his ...Read Review

The Fisherman’s Bride: The Untold Story of the Wife of Simon Peter

By Catherine Magia - Published 2016


When Hasar, a rich merchant, makes an offer to marry the (deliberately unnamed) heroine, she is appalled. Not only is the merchant crass ...Read Review

The Dog Who Was There

By Ron Marasco - Published 2017



Barley is born in the wilds of Judea to a loving mother dog. Life starts off tough and challenging until the mongrel pup ...Read Review

The Roman Quests: The Archers of Isca

By Caroline Lawrence - Published 2017


AdventureChildren/Young AdultMilitary

Britannia, AD 95. Fronto, Juba and Ursula, Roman refugees from the Emperor Domitian’s murder squad, are now living in a Belgae village in ...Read Review

A Hope at the End of the World

By D.W. Lovett (trans.) - By Sarah Lark - Published 2017


In 1944, with WWII raging, two Polish orphans, 16-year-old Luzyna and 19-year-old Helena, are surviving in the relative safety of a refugee camp in ...Read Review

Bread of Angels

By Tessa Afshar - Published 2017



Lydia is the daughter of a well-established cloth dyer whose purple is unmatched. When her father is falsely accused of theft, and his ...Read Review


By Adrian Goldsworthy - Published 2017



AD 98. Flavius Ferox is a Briton and a Roman centurion, a Regionarius of a small district at the furthest northern reach of the ...Read Review

Arminius: The Limits of Empire

By Robert Fabbri - Published 2017



9 AD. Arminius of the Cherusci leads an alliance of six Germanic tribes against the might of the Roman Empire. The story is told ...Read Review

A Villa Far from Rome

By Sheila Finch - Published 2017


AD 66: the Romans have conquered much of Britain, and the tribes live uncomfortably beside a powerful military force. Insurrections still occur, but some ...Read Review

The Confessions of Young Nero

By Margaret George - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

The awesome power, political maneuverings, decadence, and general nastiness of ancient Rome are brought vividly to life in this hefty, lavishly written novel ...Read Review

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