Lucius leads a legion of vampire hunters. He has dedicated his life to protecting humans. However, an immortal life with a mission makes for a lonely existence.
Marpesia leads a tribe of horse warriors. Vampires have invaded her people’s lands. Seeking help from Rome, she hopes the famed hunter will respond. Vibrant and fiery, she’s a well-armed breath of fresh air.
When Rome’s emperor sends them across the border, they must rely on each other to survive their supernatural enemies and a brutal winter. But the closer Lucius and Marpesia work together, the harder he finds it to resist her charms. Not only is she trying to save her people, but she’s waging a war to win the taciturn vampire hunter’s heart.
As they fight for each other against all odds, their passion burns hot. But with vampires hunting them and betrayal following them, will their love die before it gets a chance to blossom?
Fall of the Centurio Immortalis is an Urban Fantasy flavored Historical Fantasy Romance stand alone with a grumpy/sunshine dynamic, first love, forced proximity, and allies to lovers. This is a standalone historical adventure of the Luke Irontree series, an action-packed urban fantasy which includes an ancient vampire slayer, intriguing twists. The Luke Irontree series is low romance but does have a poly subplot.
C. Thomas Lafollette is a student of history and a world traveler. He’s dined with a Prime Minister, read poetry with Yevgeny Yevtushenko, and drank beer with monks. He’s the author of the action-adventure urban fantasy series Luke Irontree & The Last Vampire War and the forthcoming Red City Reaper series. Besides reading and writing, he loves a good action movie, be it a Hollywood blockbuster or a classic Samurai flick, as well as the occasional rom-com. He lives in Portland with his partner – the devastatingly talented author Amy Cissell – his stepdaughter, and their two jerkface cats.
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