One Summer in Arcadia

Troubador Publishing Ltd

The Roman North Cotswolds, Summer AD 370. In the dying years of Roman Britain’s golden age, a great villa stands in a sheltered coomb near a vineyard on the western edge of the hills. Canio now owns this villa estate, bought with illicitly acquired gold. And with the villa came his mistress, the beautiful and enigmatic Trifosa. Antoninus has just inherited magnificent Villa Censorini, where he and Trifosa once lived when they were children (and then lovers?). Now returned after seven traumatic years in the army, he is about to host a splendid homecoming party. Canio and Trifosa are both invited. And then, riding slowly up the coomb out of the golden light of the setting sun, comes the government agent Macrinius Lunaris – and walking unseen beside him is the daemon Thanatos, whom the Greeks knew as the bringer of death...
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About the author

Bill Page has had a lifelong interest in Roman Britain, particularly the villas and settlements of the Cotswold Hills. He lives in South Worcestershire. The two earlier novels in this series are The Moon on the Hills and The Sower of the Seeds of Dreams (which was shortlisted for the 2014 Historical Novel Society Indie Award).

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Publisher
Troubador Publishing Ltd
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Published on
Jul 28, 2015
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Pages
200
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ISBN
9781784626242
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Historical
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