Coming of age in the age of depravity in the Malibu of the ancient world
Bridget Jones Diary and Sophie's World meet Ben Hur - on the beach. A gender-bending, genre-bending romp through the Bay of Naples in the first century BC. Join Phoebe, Julia and Claudia in their search for true love amid the mad world of the Roman aristocracy.
Parties and sex, of course, but also Epicurean philosophers, fascist politicians, international businessmen, billionaire philanthropists, celebrity sportsmen and the Naples mafia. And Catullus' most famous girlfriend. Expect excitement and mayhem, tears and laughter. And always the unexpected twist: in Baiae, nothing is ever as it seems. And nobody is who they claim to be.
Reached #1 on US Free Kindle Historical Romance - Ancient World
Top UK Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Erudite, funny, sexy. Mimi Thompson is the hot new magus of Roman historical fiction
By Z. C. Esterson on 1 May 2016
"Unbelievably erudite, funny, sexy and stylish. Mimi Thompson can spin a classical character or situation as immediately, contemporaneously recognizable, with an ease that is almost Sibylline. Forget J. K. Rowling, this is where the real magic is."
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