The Left Hand of Calvus
Publish date: November 5th 2012
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Pages no: 175
Edition language: English
Series: Warriors of Rome (#1)
The story felt kind of convoluted to me, and the big surprising revelation? Very obvious from the hints (from the ever-present breast plate to the piercing blue eyes as a family trait...). I also felt a bit strange about the whole who is into whom and is that really what you want? I didn't really ...
Dominus Saevius is a gladiator just three fights away from freedom when he is sold as a bodyguard to Pompeian politician Junius Calvus Laurea. Saevius is not thrilled with this turn of events but is relieved he will no longer have to risk his life in the arena. Or so he thinks. He soon learns he was...
I'm a huge fan of LA Witt, so the 5 star rating should come as no surprise, but the book itself is full of them.While I felt the mystery/suspense aspect of the book was not executed with the same mastery as the romantic aspect of the plot, I did find it deftly done. I loved both the main characters ...
* ARC courtesy of Riptide Publishing via Netgalley *
4.4 stars. What a wonderful, enjoyable story! In a departure from the style or topics of her previous books LA Witt takes on historical Pompeii, gladiator style. Although there is romance, this book is much better classified as general (gay?) fiction. Saevius is a veteran gladiator who has known not...
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