Sophia McDougall

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Savage City

Sophia McDougall
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Sophia McDougall

Imagine a world in which Rome never fell. Now the Empire stretches across the Atlantic, slaves are constructing a giant bridge over the Persian Gulf, and magnetic railways span the globe. But tensions within and without are about to change the face of the earth.Marcus Novius is caught in a massive explosion at the Coliseum which kills his uncle the emperor ... making Marcus, his heir, the new leader of the Roman Empire. Marcus, the healer Sulien and Una, his sister - and Marcus' own love - have been together through thick and thin, fighting for freedom, fighting for their lives, fighting for justice, and Marcus' ascension to Roman throne was supposed to be the start of something magnificent ...But Marcus is horribly wounded himself in the explosion, and Sulien is having problems fighting his way through the terrible devastation to be at his friend's - his emperor's - side. And it's not long before Sulien and Una realise life will never be the same again, for the Roman Empire is about to face its most dangerous enemy ...

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Rome Burning

Sophia McDougall
Authors:
Sophia McDougall
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Romanitas

Sophia McDougall
Authors:
Sophia McDougall

In 2756 AC (2003 AD in Christian terms), magnetic railways span Roman territory from Persia to Terranova, and mechanised crucifixes are ranked along the banks of the Thames. As volume one of ROMANITAS opens, Marcus Novius Faustus Leo, heir apparent to the Imperial throne, is mourning the death of his parents following a tragic accident. However, as information about the last days of his father's life becomes known, Marcus realises that his father's death was no accident - and that his own life is in danger. Meanwhile, an escaped slave girl called Una, who possesses the power to see inside others' minds, struggles to save her brother, Sulien, from a London prison ship. In a fortune teller's stall in a Gallic flea-market, Marcus, Una and Sulien's paths cross. Now the fate of the Empire rests on their shoulders ...

Sophia McDougall

Sophia McDougall studied English at Oxford. She lives in Feltham where she also writes plays and poetry. The ROMANITAS trilogy was her first series of novels.Yuo can learn more at www.sophiamcdougall.com or by following @McDougallSophia on twitter.