Busting Gladiator Myths

Before I researched my newest novel,¬†Sword of the Gladiatrix, I got most of my ideas and impressions of gladiators from the media: Russel Crowe in Gladiator and (for those of us of a certain age) Kirk Douglas in Spartacus. More … Continue reading

Book Giveaway: Sword of the Gladiatrix

Hot off the presses, I’m announcing a giveaway of my newest book, Sword of the Gladiatrix.¬†The rules are simple: leave a comment below saying you’d like to be entered. No need to put your email address in the comment, it … Continue reading

Book Review-“Roma: The Novel of Ancient Rome” by Steven Saylor

Over three thousand years ago, a murder takes place on an island in a river flowing through the hilly region of Italy later known as the ruma. This bloody act presages the rise of one of the ancient world’s most … Continue reading