Empress of the Seven Hills
From the national bestselling author of Daughters of Rome and Mistress of Rome comes a tale of love, power, and intrigue spanning the wilds of the Empire to the seven hills of Rome. Powerful, prosperous, and expanding ever farther into the untamed world, the Roman Empire has reached its zenith... show more
From the national bestselling author of Daughters of Rome and Mistress of Rome comes a tale of love, power, and intrigue spanning the wilds of the Empire to the seven hills of Rome. Powerful, prosperous, and expanding ever farther into the untamed world, the Roman Empire has reached its zenith under the rule of the beloved Emperor Trajan. But neither Trajan nor his reign can last forever...Brash and headstrong, Vix is a celebrated ex-gladiator returned to Rome to make his fortune. The sinuous, elusive Sabina is a senator's daughter who craves adventure. Sometimes lovers, sometimes enemies, Vix and Sabina are united by their devotion to Trajan. But others are already maneuvering in the shadows. Trajan's ambitious Empress has her own plans for Sabina. And the aristocratic Hadrian-the Empress's ruthless protégé and Vix's mortal enemy-has ambitions he confesses to no one, ambitions rooted in a secret prophecy.When Trajan falls, the hardened soldier, the enigmatic empress, the adventurous girl, and the scheming politician will all be caught in a deadly whirlwind of desire and death that may seal their fates, and that of the entire Roman Empire...
Publish date: April 3rd 2012
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 486
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
Series: The Empress of Rome (#3)
It takes a talented writer to write a book in which you find yourself both laughing hysterically and crying rivers. With Empress of the Seven Hills, Kate Quinn has put her talent on full display. For now I will say Empress of the Seven Hills is my favorite of the women of Rome series. I adored Vix a...
woow, I can't wait for book no. four...I'm still speachless
I ended up wanting to like Empress of the Seven Hills more than I actually did. The continuing story of Vix, child of Thea and Arius from Mistress of Rome, felt like it could have been great, especially since I really enjoyed Mistress of Rome. However, while the story was enjoyable it was also frust...