When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt

When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of EgyptThis riveting narrative explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs, from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra women who ruled with real power and shines a piercing light on our own perceptions of women in power today Female rulers are a rare phenomenon but thousands of years ago in ancient Egypt,

Dictator (Cicero, #3)

Dictator (Cicero, #3)ImperiumConspirataand now, the long awaited final volume of the author s best selling Cicero trilogy.With Dictator, Robert Harris brings the saga of Cicero s life to a time when some of the most epic events in human history occurred the collapse of the Roman republic, the subsequent civil

Scythian (The Thrice Named Man, #1)

Scythian (The Thrice Named Man, #1)The year is 225 AD and the Roman Empire is on the brink of a precipice It will take a man with iron in his veins to set things right and accomplish the impossible From a humble upbringing, a boy emerges who is destined to change history This is the story of Lucius Domitius Aurelianus Part I The

Bread of Angels

Bread of AngelsPurple The foundation of an influential trade in a Roman world dominated by men One woman rises up to take the reins of success in an incredible journey of courage, grit, and friendship And along the way, she changes the world.But before she was Lydia, the seller of purple, she was simply a

America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization

America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost CivilizationListening Length 17 hours and 16 minutes The concluding volume of the Fingerprints of the Gods trilogy Could shattering secrets about the deep past of humanity await discovery in North America Until very recently there was almost universal agreement amongst scientists that human beings first

Pax Romana

Pax RomanaBest selling author Adrian Goldsworthy turns his attention to the Pax Romana, the famous peace and prosperity brought by the Roman Empire at its height in the first and second centuries AD Yet the Romans were conquerors, imperialists who took by force a vast empire stretching from the Euphrates to

A Year of Ravens: A Novel of Boudica's Rebellion

A Year of Ravens: A Novel of Boudica's RebellionBritannia land of mist and magic clinging to the western edge of the Roman Empire A red haired queen named Boudica led her people in a desperate rebellion against the might of Rome, an epic struggle destined to consume heroes and cowards, young and old, Roman and Celt and these are their

Women Warriors: An Unexpected History

Women Warriors: An Unexpected HistoryWho says women don t go to war From Vikings and African queens to cross dressing military doctors and WWII Russian fighter pilots, these are the stories of women for whom battle was not a metaphor The woman warrior is always cast as an anomaly Joan of Arc, not G.I Jane But women, it turns out,

Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar

Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of CaesarAuthor and historian Tom Holland returns to his roots in Roman history and the audience he cultivated with Rubiconhis masterful, witty, brilliantly researched popular history of the fall of the Roman republicwith Dynasty, a luridly fascinating history of the reign of the first five Roman

Egypt's Sister: A Novel of Cleopatra (The Silent Years, #1)

Egypt's Sister: A Novel of Cleopatra (The Silent Years, #1)Five decades before the birth of Christ, Chava, daughter of the royal tutor, grows up with Urbi, a princess in Alexandria s royal palace When Urbi becomes Queen Cleopatra, Chava vows to be a faithful friend no matter what but after she and Cleopatra have an argument, she finds herself imprisoned

Pandora's Boy (Flavia Albia Mystery #6)

Pandora's Boy (Flavia Albia Mystery #6)Flavia Albia is a private investigator, always drawn to an intriguing puzzle even if it is put to her by her new husband s hostile ex wife On the Quirinal Hill, Clodia Volumnia, a very young girl with stars in her eyes, has died, amid suggestions that she was poisoned by a love potion It will