USA Best Books Awards 2015 - Finalist
IndieFab Book of the Year 2014 - Finalist
historical novel which brings to life the intrigues of the Roman Empire.’ 5/5
'...a Dan Brown-Style historical thriller.'
'An Extraordinary Novel...compelling...gripping...the big set-piece scenes -- the trial, the triumph, the races -- are vividly realised.'
Roland Mayer, Professor of Classics,
King's College, London
'Very well researched...The writing is tight and fast-paced. Recommended.'
'A stirring debut novel...Jackman has evoked Roman life with an eye for detail.'
Dr Val Morgan
University of Essex