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I became interested in Roman history at a very young age. While always reading or writing, I didn’t know that my true passion would be the invention of my trio of fictional characters attempting to make their way in Pompeii, until I was reading "The Robe" by Lloyd C. Douglas. I am a fan of the happily ever after conclusions,and "The Robe" did not offer that.
I put my other unending writing projects down and started typing the tale of a young noble Roman who was a bit less noble than Douglas’s hero. After years of research on Pompeii and the details of Rome that would have influenced a likeable, and unfortunate young man, an entire world came together for me. "Pompeii: A Tale of Murder in Ancient Rome" is just the beginning.
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Average rating: 3.48 · 128 ratings · 28 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
Pompeii: A Tale of Murder i...
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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"A thoroughly enjoyable book that kept my interest from start to finish. It was well written and although there were a few minor proof reading errors, these weren't numerous enough to spoil my enjoyment.
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