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The Tower: A Novel of Ancient Rome

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Elyse DeBarre

The Tower: A Novel of Ancient Rome by Elysha
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In the heart of ancient Rome, where marble statues guard their secrets and the Senate chambers echo with whispered plots, two lives converge -- a man known as Marcus and the beautiful and reticent Kyra.

Kyra, a young medica, arrives in Rome for an arranged marriage. Her journey leads her to the heart of intrigue, where shadows cling to every cobblestone. As she glimpses the enigmatic Marcus, memories stir -- a childhood bond, secrets shared, and a forbidden attraction. Yet warnings abound: Sejanus, the emperor’s cunning right hand, eyes them both.


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Elyse DeBarre

Hi, I'm an archaeologist and medical student with a Master's in Classical Archaeology focussing on Roman archaeology. I'm publishing a few nonfictional archaeological and ancient historical articles and books, mostly related to ancient Rome, and I'm also writing a few historical novels concurrently: most of these take place in the Roman Empire and Republic but one of them takes place in ancient Greece and Persia during the events leading up to the Persian war you are probably familiar with from the movie, 300. I like many things, including music composing, international travel, hiking, long-distance cycling and dancing. I'm Australian, living in Europe.

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