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Mistress of Rome

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Passion. Treachery. Murder... A heart-stopping epic about a Jewish slave girl and Rome's greatest gladiator, who become involved in a plot to assassinate an emperor

Orphaned by Rome's savage legions, Thea, a slave girl from Judaea, has learned what it takes to survive. She knows only violence until a chance meeting with gladiator Arius offers a shred of tenderness. But their bond is severed when Thea is sold again, condemned to rot in squalor. Years later, a singer known as Athena betrays no hint of her troubled past. Catching the eye of the Emperor himself, she is swept into a world of decadence and depravity. But although Domitian fears betrayal from every side, he is unaware that the greatest threat lies next to him - a slave girl who has come to be called the Mistress of Rome...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 130 x 197 x 35mm | 373g
  • HEADLINE REVIEW
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 0755357930
  • 9780755357932
  • 71,989

About Kate Quinn

Kate Quinn is a native of southern California. She attended Boston University, where she earned a Bachelor`s and Master`s Degree in Classical Voice whilst at the same time writing her first novel, MISTRESS OF ROME, in the university`s basement computer lab. Now twenty-seven, Kate lives in San Diego with her fiance.
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Rating details

10,730 ratings
4.05 out of 5 stars
5 39% (4,159)
4 37% (3,949)
3 18% (1,923)
2 5% (496)
1 2% (203)

Our customer reviews

I love how this book has a bit of everything. Romance, betrayal and good ol' action. Kate Quinn did some serious research - bravo. I love stories in ancient times and she captured it well. At first I couldn't put the book down. Then all of a sudden I couldn't wait to finish it (not in a good way) I thought it was long winded and it was like Quinn had so many ideas and just threw them in the mix.show more
by jessica shipman
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