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Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn


Mistress of Rome

Kate Quinn


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Adventure, passion, betrayal, secrets, blood and violence, this is a hell of a read.  ‘Spartacus for Girls’ about a Jewish slave girl and a Roman Gladiator, it is terrific stuff.  I haven’t been this excited about a first novel since The Russian Concubine.  You need to steal time to read it for you really cannot put it down, and nor should you.


Comparison: Anita Diamant (The Red Tent), Kate Furnivall (The Russian Concubine), Diana Gabaldon.



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Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn

Passion. Treachery. Murder...A heart-stopping epic about a Jewish slave girl and Rome's greatest gladiator, who become involved in a plot to assassinate an emperor Orphaned by Rome's savage legions, Thea, a slave girl from Judaea, has learned what it takes to survive. She knows only violence until a chance meeting with gladiator Arius offers a shred of tenderness. But their bond is severed when Thea is sold again, condemned to rot in squalor. Years later, a singer known as Athena betrays no hint of her troubled past. Catching the eye of the Emperor himself, she is swept into a world of decadence and depravity. But although Domitian fears betrayal from every side, he is unaware that the greatest threat lies next to him -- a slave girl who has come to be called the Mistress of Rome...


About the Author

Kate Quinn

Kate Quinn is a native of southern California. She attended Boston University, where she earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Classical Voice whilst at the same time writing her first novel, MISTRESS OF ROME, in the university’s basement computer lab. Now twenty-seven, Kate lives in San Diego with her husband.


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Paperback
544 pages

Author
Kate Quinn

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  • Thu, 23 Oct 2014 @ 16:52
    Erkenntnisspaziergang: German for "a walk taken specifically to think/find inspiration." So now I have a word for my long plotting walks!
  • Tue, 21 Oct 2014 @ 18:12
    RT @Lit_Gal: Why a novel-in-six-parts about Pompeii? @KateQuinnAuthor Senator Marcus Norbanus reminds us . . . #ADayofFire http://t.co/Mt
  • Sun, 19 Oct 2014 @ 17:23
    RT @Lit_Gal: "can’t praise this book highly enough... a rattling good tale of disaster, death, resolution & rebirth." #ADayofFire http://t.…
  • Sat, 18 Oct 2014 @ 14:13
    RT @ElizabethLoupas: Comparisons are odious (thanks Shakespeare et al) but we all fall into the comparison trap. http://t.co/BX8VHTV79T @po
  • Sat, 18 Oct 2014 @ 14:11
    Doing #NaNoWriMo? Get your query & chapter crits, and even agent submission on the MRW auction! http://t.co/laTStcFlSn @MarylandRomance

Publisher
Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Publication date
10th June 2010

Categories
Historical Fiction
Debuts of the Month
Romantic Fiction
eBook Favourites


ISBN
9780755357932
 


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