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Damned Emperors

A series of novels released by Orion, the Damned Emperors is a series of standalone novelised biographies of those Roman emperors who suffered Damnatio Memoriae, their names stricken from history.

CALIGULA

Everyone knows his name. Everyone thinks they know his story.

Rome 37AD. The emperor is dying. No-one knows how long he has left. The power struggle has begun.

When the ailing Tiberius thrusts Caligula’s family into the imperial succession in a bid to restore order, he will change the fate of the empire and create one of history’s most infamous tyrants, Caligula.
But was he really a monster?

Forget everything you think you know. Let Livilla, Caligula’s youngest sister and confidante, tell you what really happened. How her quiet, caring brother became the most powerful man on earth. And how, with lies, murder and betrayal, Rome was changed for ever . . .

‘An engrossing new spin on a well-known tale’ Antonia SeniorThe Times
Caligula as you’ve never seen him before! A powerfully moving read from one of the best ancient world authors in the business‘ Kate Quinn, author of The Alice Network 

Out now in Hardback, Paperback, eBook and Audio editions.

Commodus posterCOMMODUS

Rome is enjoying a period of stability and prosperity. The Empire’s borders are growing, and there are two sons in the imperial succession for the first time in Rome’s history. But all is not as it appears. Cracks are beginning to show. Two decades of war have taken their toll, and there are whispers of a sickness in the East. The Empire stands on the brink of true disaster, an age of gold giving way to one of iron and rust, a time of reason and strength sliding into hunger and pain.

The decline may yet be halted, though. One man tries to hold the fracturing empire together. To Rome, he is their emperor, their Hercules, their Commodus.

But Commodus is breaking up himself, and when the darkness grips, only one woman can hold him together. To Rome she was nothing. The plaything of the emperor. To Commodus, she was everything. She was Marcia.

Commodus is released in Hardback, eBook and audio formats on 13th June 2019

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Written by SJAT

June 15, 2018 at 12:59 pm

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