Marie Antonia Parsons

Goodreads Author


Born
in Scano di Montiferru, Italy
Website

Twitter

Genre

Influences

Member Since
November 2011

URL


I am a naturalized US citizen, adopted and raised by first-generation Italian-American parents. Happily married for more than 28 years, we have two marvelous sons.

I have three professional science fiction sales made in the mid-90s. My historical fiction short story entitled "The Speech of Hortensia appears March 2013 in HerStory anthology by Pagan Writers Press. I enjoy researching the ancient world.

My current work-in-progress relates the legendary but traditional foundation of Rome, by Romulus. I also plan a trilogy of the Tarquin kings, the last three traditional but legendary kings of ancient Rome.

The Seven Kings of Rome

Introduction- Rome’s original Kings.


So many novels and movies have been made about Julius Caesar, last dictator of Rome’s Republic before its Empire formally began, that one might think that the story of ancient Rome began with his life. Before Caesar was assassinated in 44 BC, before he invaded Britain in 55 BC, Rome had been a Republic for the previous 450 years. Coriolanus, who Shakespea...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on November 17, 2016 07:26
Average rating: 3.91 · 140 ratings · 25 reviews · 4 distinct works
HerStory: Fiction Honoring ...

by
4.60 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Deals with the Devil

by
3.48 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1994
Rate this book
Clear rating
Christmas Ghosts

by
3.59 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1993
Rate this book
Clear rating
Aladdin: Master of the Lamp

by
3.61 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1992
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Vengeance Burns Bright (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Jan 07, 2013 01:32PM
Description: Work In Progress-- A Story of a girl named Hope, who comes from a lineage of women empowered to wreak horrid vengeance on wrongdoers of every kind.
Last One Out... (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Jan 02, 2013 03:24PM
Description: Sci-fi story/Novel WIP about humanity leaving Earth behind. Plans to expand it.
A Tale of Romulus and Remus (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Jan 02, 2013 03:19PM
Description: Fictional account of the society, birth, life, and destiny of the twins named Romulus and Remus, who founded, so the stories say, the city of Rome.
I, Octavia Antonia (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Dec 04, 2012 10:54AM
Description: Excerpt of a novel about Octavia Antonia, last Roman wife (and widow) of Mark Antony, sister of Octavian Augustus Caesar.
Written in Dead Wax
Marie Parsons is currently reading
by Andrew Cartmel (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Daughters of ...
Marie Parsons is currently reading
by Phyllis T. Smith (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
I Am Livia
Marie Parsons is currently reading
by Phyllis T. Smith (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Marie’s Recent Updates

Marie Parsons wants to read
Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marie Parsons wants to read
Rapidum by Vindice Lecis
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marie Parsons wants to read
Judikes by Vindice Lecis
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marie Parsons wants to read
Buiakesos by Vindice Lecis
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marie Parsons is now following
Marie Parsons is now following Sapere Books's reviews
68977743
Marie Parsons wants to read
Twilight Empress by Faith L. Justice
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marie Parsons wants to read
The Scribe of Siena by Melodie Winawer
The Scribe of Siena
by Melodie Winawer (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marie Parsons is now following
Marie Parsons rated a book it was amazing
Page-Turner by Barbara Kyle
Rate this book
Clear rating
((This is a slightly altered version of my review on Amazon.))
Whether you are simply a reader, or you are a writer of fiction, this book offers a wealth of guidance. I believe it stands out from among other such guides, for the enthusiasm of its auth
...more
More of Marie's books…
Isaac Asimov
“Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.”
Isaac Asimov, Foundation

53449 Apex Publications — 50 members — last activity May 17, 2017 07:33AM
To discuss the thrilling books of Apex Publications. Or our rock star authors. Or the genre in general.
54239 Ancient & Medieval Historical Fiction — 5076 members — last activity 16 hours, 6 min ago
The focus of this group is historical fiction set in Ancient and Medieval eras(with some post Medieval), in any geographical location. Preference is g ...more
69932 History Buffs United — 506 members — last activity Jul 09, 2019 01:10PM
This group is for anyone who loves to read or write historical fiction. Our purpose is to recommend great reads, share our own writing, and help fello ...more
53412 Historical Info for Historical Fiction Readers — 1549 members — last activity Jul 17, 2019 08:26AM
Information about eras past in different parts of the world. Help for readers who may feel lost in an unfamiliar historical setting, may not understan ...more
2768 Historical Romance — 6902 members — last activity 5 hours, 1 min ago
A group for people who enjoy reading and talking about adult historical romance books between a man and woman. This group is not for regular fiction, ...more
8115 The History Book Club — 17418 members — last activity 26 minutes ago
"Interested in history - then you have found the right group". The History Book Club is the largest history and nonfiction group on Goodreads and the ...more
39199 Writing Historical Fiction — 532 members — last activity Jul 15, 2019 06:07PM
I had trouble locating a group dedicated solely to those of us who love writing historical fiction (but if you love reading historical fiction, you're ...more
33864 Romantic Historical Fiction Lovers — 1604 members — last activity Jun 09, 2019 01:07PM
This group was founded as a discussion forum to fill the chasm between historical fiction and historical romance, and to compile a great reading colle ...more
132390 Ask Garry Shaw about Ancient Egypt — 13 members — last activity Apr 12, 2014 08:30AM
On 22nd April, I'll be hosting a Q&A about ancient Egypt to celebrate the launch of my new book The Egyptian Myths. If you have any questions that you ...more
More of Marie’s groups…



Comments (showing 1-1)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

message 1: by Ben

Ben Kane Thanks for the friend request, Marie!


back to top