Read from 10th – 17th November 2013
Synopsis: After witnessing her mothers grisly death and being sold into slavery by her father, she had little left to hope for. But when purchased by Rome’s most eligible bachelor and sent to work in his chariot training facility, the seeds of hope begin to grow once more. Her relationship with her new Dominus is unpredictable. At times she’s afraid of him, afraid of what he will do to her. Yet there were moments when she was drawn to him, more than she had ever been to another being. When given a chance to save his life, something in her prompts her to do it. She disguises herself in his robes and enters the empire’s most dangerous chariot tournament. To lose the tournament would mean death for them both, and to win… something no girl had done before.
***This story is recommended by The Historical Novel Society
Bookish things: 193 pages of utter rubbish. The only good thing about the story I can say is the cover but even that does kind of imply a more D/s style book. Which it’s not.
Where to buy: No where that I can find. I did get it for free through Amazon, but it’s no longer listed.
Rather boring story, characters that resembled the emotional and mental maturity of 12 yr olds and a blatantly obvious plot.
The richness of that era was missing and the detail that should have been there wasn’t.
The editing needs to be tightened, issues ranged from missed words, to duplicate words, to misuse of there/their/they’re. Also the formatting on the kindle was atrocious.
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