A epic novel of ancient Rome in the tradition of Edward Rutherfurd and James Michener
Steven Saylor is the author of the critically acclaimed historical mystery novels set in ancient Rome, the Roma sub Rosa series, featuring Gordianus the Finder. He divides his time between Berkeley, California, and Austin, Texas.
"* 'Saylor expertly weaves the true history of Rome with the lives and loves of its fictional citizens.' - Daily Express * '... with the scalpel-like deftness of a Hollywood director, Saylor puts his finger on the very essence of Roman History' - TLS * 'A breathtaking epic... scholarly and engrossing...Compelling and evocative, this dramatic saga does full justice to the fascinating role that ancient Rome has played in world history.' - Good Book Guide"