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Moments in Time (Chronicles of Eternity #1)

3.68  ·  Rating Details ·  53 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
A hypnosis session in a candlelit room opens the door to the long lost world of Nero’s Empire in the first century A.D. where the young Auxiliary Centurion, Graecus, and his men struggle to uphold the honourable principles of their General and to survive the vicious politics of a corrupt age. Through the opening of this portal into ancient times the day to day life of the ...more
Kindle Edition, 276 pages
Published (first published March 20th 2009)
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Cait
Dec 26, 2014 Cait rated it did not like it
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Not a good story at all - Really didn't enjoy it.

The prologue of repressed former lives was completely irrelevant.

Felt like a children's book apart from the sex and descriptions of erections. Really simplistic language and kind of felt like Dorling Kindersly book on life in a Roman century.

Author hadn't grasped the concept of 'show, don't tell'.

Hint of religious story starting, but I'm not planning on reading the sequel to find out.
Toptripster
Sep 19, 2011 Toptripster rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A great adventure set in Roman Germany, the story sees the centurion Graecus adopting a ragtag slave as his son and follows their everyday life as well as the moments of tension arising not just from the unruly natives, but more sinisterly by the machinations of the Roman political machine. A fine page turning debut, I can’t wait for the rest of the series…
Robert Walsh
Nov 07, 2011 Robert Walsh rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a story of an introspective main character. It is light on action, and there's no real mystery or suspense, but, as the reader, I felt compelled to read on. The second half of the book flew by. I did like getting a glimpse into the life of a Roman centurion in the time of Nero. It was not the book I expected, but I enjoyed it nonetheless.
Paula
Jan 29, 2012 Paula rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lovely little book. I enjoyed the story about how a Roman centurian discovered the meaning on love when he took in an orphaned child.
Joseph
Jun 28, 2014 Joseph rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Synger
Apr 17, 2013 Synger rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Historical fiction. Interesting premise, and I did finish it, but the storytelling was lackluster at best.
Tracey
May 16, 2013 Tracey rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Not my normal read however I had to read it as I was desiging the cover art, it enraptured me so much I finished it in a day.
Nancy Schober
Jul 23, 2012 Nancy Schober rated it it was amazing
A wonderful story told in spare and beautiful language. I can't wait to find out what happens next to the characters in the rest of the trilogy.
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Judith Gordon never thought of herself as being a creative person - as a barrister working in big companies travelling the world, she felt that creativity was for wimps. Twenty years on and three books later, she now thinks differently: 'I didn't know how fulfilling writing would be', she says, 'Nor how difficult. I mean, it can be really heartbreaking to have to find the words for some of the ...more
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Chronicles of Eternity (4 books)
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