The Raven and The Rose

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Series: Historical Romances
Publisher: Gypsy Autumn Publications

Set against the tempestuous backdrop of Ancient Rome in the final days of Caesar…comes the stunning love story of a man and a woman who defy destiny to follow their hearts—only to be swept up in a forbidden and all-consuming passion.

She is Julia Casca, a young noblewoman pledged against her will to the sacred order of Vestal Virgins…dedicated to a life of eternal chastity. He is Marcus Demeter, the powerful centurion and war hero sworn to protect Julius Caesar…betrayed by his own desperate desires.

As a land seething with intrigue and treachery erupts in murder—turning honorable allies into deadly enemies—Julia and Marcus become lovers in an explosive liaison that rocks Rome and could destroy them both…