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Six authors bring to life overlapping stories of patricians and slaves, warriors and politicians, villains and heroes who cross each others' path during Pompeii's fiery end.
Caught in the deadly world of the Renaissance's most notorious family, three outsiders must decide if they will flee the dangerous dream of power.
The Borgia family begins its legendary rise, chronicled by an innocent girl who finds herself drawn into their dangerous web.
The lives of an ambitious soldier, a patrician heiress and a future emperor fatefully intersect.
The Year of Four Emperors - and four very different women struggling to survive
A brilliant and paranoid Emperor, a wary and passionate slave girl who will survive?

Ave Historia: An irreverent look at historical fiction today: books trends, historical tidbits, and random tangents

Blog Tour: Over The Edge

April 20, 2011

Tags: blog tour, daughters of rome, over the edge book reviews

I'm at "Over the Edge Book Reviews" today, doing a Q&A with Christine who (thank God) has some wonderfully original questions. There's only so many answers to give to "Where did you get your ideas?" so it's lovely that Christine wanted to know things like "What's the most interesting thing you ever learned by Googling yourself?" and "What fictional hero would you want to hang out with?" My answer to that last one:

"C.S. Forester's Captain Horatio Hornblower. I first read the Hornblower series at about nine years old, and I had such a crush on the moody swashbuckling Horatio that I was completely ruined for boys my own age. Not one boy in my fourth grade class had sunk a Spanish warship, escaped a French firing squad in a rowboat, or battled four enemy two-deckers to a standstill I was so disappointed."

For the rest of the Q&A, click here. And thanks for having me, Christine!

Author Interview at "Over The Edge Book Reviews"

May 13, 2010

Tags: author interview, over the edge book reviews, giveaway

Hi everybody,

Christine at "Over The Edge Book Reviews" has been kind enough to have me on her blog today with an author interview. She has some great questions, such as whether it would better to go backwards or forwards in time, and what fictional character would be the most fun to hang out with. Click here to read!

I will also be answering questions on her blog, so if you'd like to drop a comment, ask a question, or just say hi, come on over to "Over The Edge Book Reviews." I'll be sure to answer.

Christine, thanks for having me!