Excerpt from Lily of the Nile: Selene Delivers a Basket #sixsunday

May 20, 2012

As part of my continued participation in the weekly Six Sentence Sunday exercise with other authors, here’s another snippet from my debut novel LILY OF THE NILE: A NOVEL OF CLEOPATRA’S DAUGHTER:

The Roman guard actually put his unclean Continue reading

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Why there’s a Rape Scene in my Novel

February 2, 2012

 

The life of Cleopatra Selene is a story so unlikely that magic sometimes seems like the only explanation.

But that isn’t why I chose to include magical realism in my book. I included my heroine’s ability to commune with Continue reading

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The Emotional Drama Behind Ancient Rome’s Theatre of Marcellus

December 1, 2011

Reproduction of the Theatre of Marcellus on the Banks of the Tiber River (courtesy of VRoma)

Ancient Rome was going to get a new theatre; this was never in any doubt. Julius Caesar acquired and cleared the land on the Continue reading

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