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A novel of Caligula's Rome

Introducing a new novel about the young Roman Empire's darkest secret...

Marcus Carinna longs to prove his courage by leading legions against Rome's enemies. Instead, his ambitious father orders him home to serve the man who was his brother's closest friend. But Marcus can't forget how his brother died, accused of treason. Or that the friend who didn't try to save him was Caligula Caesar, now master of Rome.

  • "A splendid grasp of what it must have been like to live in Rome under Caligula’s reign."

    — Agatha winner and New York Times Notable author Sarah Smith

  • Introducing a new novel about
    the young Roman Empire's darkest secret...

    Marcus Carinna longs to prove his courage by leading legions against Rome's enemies. Instead, his ambitious father orders him home to serve the man who was his brother's closest friend. But Marcus can't forget how his brother died, accused of treason. Or that the friend who didn't try to save him was Caligula Caesar, now master of Rome.

  • "A page-turning saga that revisits the heroes and villains of the grandest city of the ancient world…. Comes alive with the long-gone characters who were its lifeblood"

    — Kirkus Reviews

  • Now available in trade paperback -- and coming soon to Kindle!

Novel "Roma Amor" by Sherry Christie

Author Sherry Christie

Author Sherry Christie

Roman images and artifacts surround me in the coastal Maine barn where I work.
Be welcome, Muse, and have a cup of tea!

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