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Review: Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn

I first want to mention that I picked this book to read while on vacation in Italy, just to make it more atmospheric. It's possible being in the place where the novel takes place influenced my reading of it. Mistress of Rome follows Thea, a slave of Jewish heritage, Arius, a gladiator from Britannia, and… Continue reading Review: Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn

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Review: The Wolf Den by Elodie Harper

The Wolf Den begins in 74 AD (five years before the famous eruption of Vesuvius,) follows Amara from Aphidnai, Greece, who was sold as a slave by her mother after the death of her doctor father. Amara ends up in Pompeii, working in a brothel known as The Wolf Den, for a manipulative and cruel… Continue reading Review: The Wolf Den by Elodie Harper