Book Review: LUCIA: A Roman Slave’s Tale by Steven A. McKay

“an incredibly moving story” – 5 stars! Check out this new review of LUCIA on Endo The Road blog. 🙂

Endo the road

Genre: Historical fiction
Publisher: Broadsword Publishing
Pub date: 23 October 2020
Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

What makes life worth living for a slave of Rome? The promise of vengeance, no matter how long it takes!
At eight years old, Lucia is torn from the life she knew. Her village burned to the ground and parents murdered by Romans, she is kidnapped, sold and shipped abroad to the Villa Tempestatis in Britannia to serve the young Roman army officer Castus.
Faced with a bleak future of decades of servitude to her master, as well as sadistic brutality at the hands of his manageress, Paltucca, she finds herself fixated by one thought alone: vengeance.
Yet Villa Tempestatis, with its picturesque surroundings in Britannia’s green countryside, offers a life that’s a little easier than elsewhere in the Roman empire. The slaves form strong bonds of love and friendship, enjoy feasts and holiday celebrations together, and…

View original post 498 more words

Sworn To God now available to pre-order on Kindle

My brand new Forest Lord mystery/thriller novella/novel can now be pre-ordered for Kindle (paperback edition will follow soon). It will be published on November 27th and at almost double the length of Faces of Darkness it'll make a great stocking filler for your family and friends! Get it HERE. And here's the blurb: Yorkshire, AD... Continue Reading →

Sworn to God cover reveal. My designers have done it again!

My new Friar Tuck/Little John/Will Scarlet novella/novel Sworn to God is almost finished. The editor has gone over it, and now I just have to sort things in line with her suggestions, so it should be published later this month (November 2020). For now, check out the cover art! It was inspired by a photo... Continue Reading →

The Druid to be translated into Spanish!

BIG NEWS! For me anyway...I've just signed a deal with a Spanish publisher for The Druid. They're going to translate it and do ebook and paperback editions (possibly audio) and I'm really excited, especially given they publish Robert Fabbri, Adrian Goldsworthy's Vindolanda series, and the Master Himself, Bernard Cornwell! Check out their website. Their covers... Continue Reading →

Forest Lord Kindle bargains – Wolf’s Head and The Wolf And The Raven on special offer!

https://amzn.to/3l0g0AB Amazon UK have included books 1 and 2 of my Forest Lord series in their November Monthly Deal! You can pick up Wolf's Head and The Wolf and the Raven for just 99p each, a saving of £4 on the usual price! I expect most of you reading this have already read these, since... Continue Reading →

Lucia – A Roman Slave’s Tale is out today! Check out this truly incredible review. Wow.

My novel Lucia-A Roman Slave's Tale, which has only been available on Audible for the past 12 months, is out TODAY on Kindle (paperback edition should go live sometime today I hope, so keep checking if that's the format you're after). Links below: UK link USA link Australia link Canada link Also, here's a link... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: