Sandi Rog has written an action-packed story taking place in the First Century. She creates a fascinating look at both the slave and upper level Roman world, Christian and pagan. I really enjoyed the young slave’s interaction with his new mentor and trainer, fellow slave, Titus, who teaches him to fight.
Rog makes it seem like she was really there in ancient Rome, detailing all kinds of fascinating everyday details (especially the food) sprinkled with references to politics and things going on in the outside world (to the villa, where most of the action takes place).
I think the story between 11-yr. old Alethea and 15 yr. old David is great for Y/A’s. Lots of emotion and character growth (especially for the heroine).
Nice, romantic development as the hero and heroine grow up.
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