[Epub] ↠ Dying to be Roman (Dai and Julia #1) Author E.M. Swift-Hook – Lalaweek.us

Dying to be Roman (Dai and Julia #1) In The Run Up To The Games, Elite Athletes Are Being Murdered But When A Roman Dies The Authorities Take Notice And It Falls To Our Heroes To Discover Why And By Whom, Before The Killer Strikes Again Imagine A Britain Where Rome Never Left And A Reformed Empire Has Ruled For Two Millennia Technology Is A Bit Advanced In The Present Day And A Bit Different But People Are The Much The Same Meet Dai, A Briton And A Hard Working Investigator Trying To Solve A Brutal String Of Murders And Julia, A Roman Inquisitor, Sent To Pour Oil On Troublesome Provincial Waters When A Roman Citizen Joins The Body Count.

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  1. says:

    My rating 4.5Book Dying to be Roman by E.M Swift Hook leads us into a parallel world where the Roman Empire did not fail The whole of Europe is conquered, including Britain Romans are the main word in all things, and who the Romans themselves are considered of a higher but ordinary man When one of the Romans is killed, the perpetrator must be discovered promptly and sent by a Roman inquisitor The book begins with the murder of The Games elite athletes on the Augusta Arena in Londonium Ro My rating 4.5Book Dying to be Roman by E.M Swift Hook leads us into a parallel world where the Roman Empire did not fail The whole of Europe is conquered, including Britain Romans are the main word in all things, and who the Romans themselves are considered of a higher but ordinary man When one of the Romans is killed, the perpetrator must be discovered promptly and sent by a Roman inquisitor The book begins with the murder of The Games elite athletes on the Augusta Arena in Londonium Roman inquisitor Julia Lucia Maxilla takes over the investigation and is assisted by Briton, Dai Llewellyn Although they have no indication of the brutal murder of a prominent Roman athlete, they are trying to link all the details together Because of that investigation will be found in the whirlwind of lies and intrigue And their lives will be endangered...


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    While I have an interest in mythology, I would definitely recommend this to anyone who likes a good, quick mystery regardless of their interests This was a fast, diverting read that kept me very interested in...


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    Kindle Unlimited They certainly got up to some hanky panky in the good old days of the Roman Empire Or should that be in the good new days of the Roman Empire What if it the Ancient world hadn t collapsed in the fifth century What if Attila the Hun and his minions had failed to drive the Romans out of western Europe, allowing them to rule uninterrupted for two thousand years, their patrician sandal clad foot placed firmly on the neck of the inferior Britons Dying to be Roman opens with so Kindle Unlimited They certainly got up to some hanky panky in the good old days of the Roman Empire Or should that be in the good new days of the Roman Empire What if it the Ancient world hadn t collapsed in the fifth century What if Attila the Hun and hi...


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    A quick and entertaining mystery, exploring What If Rome has never left Britain.I m a bit of a nut when it comes to ancient Rome and alternate histories Yeah, who would have thunk it.So I was really excited to get my hands on this new addition to the field I was not disappointed.What to ExpectImagine that Rome remains the centre of power over the millennia Diocletian established the tetrarchy but kept Rome as the center of power Constantinus never embraced Christianity The legions never lef A q...


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    I love books that cross genre, so it s no surprise that this I enjoyed this alternate history murder mystery despite the fact that neither alt history or mystery are my usual go to genres But I was familiar with Jago s work and I can definitely say I m a fan of that I hadn t previous read anything from Swift Hook, but the two authors did a fantastic job of blending their contributions seamlessly I never would have guessed there were two authors working together here This is great introductio I love books that cross genre, so it s no surprise that this I enjoyed this alternate history murder mystery despite the fact that neither alt history ...


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    Recap Dai and Julia must work together to solve a series of murders The twist, the book is set in modern day Roman times Julia is a Citizen, Dai is not.Review This is a co authored book and I was curious to see whether I could tell who wrote what bit I can t It s a fantastic blend of two very talented ladies who have written an excellent alternative history detective novella And it s so very readable, always a sign of good writing when you never stumble over phrasing or get jerked out of Recap Dai and Julia must work together to solve a series of murders The twist, the book is set in modern day Roman times Julia is a Citizen, Dai is not.Review This is a co authored book and I was curious to see whether I could tell who wrote what bit I can t It s a fantastic blend of two very talented ladies who have written an excellent alternative history detective novella And it s so very readable, always a sign of good writing when you never stumble over phrasing or get jerked out of the narrative due to confusing plot points I really enjoyed this intro into a whole new world and I m excited that there are two further instalments in the Dai and Julia series to read at time of this review that is You don t have to be an expert on R...


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    I was assigned this book in the Review Group 168 An interesting idea exploring what may have happened if the Romans hadn t left.A number of elite athletes have been murdered The investigation is just beginning, but the body count is increasing Julia and Dai are investigating but will she be able to shake off her shady past I read a lot of crime murder mysteries but not ...


  8. says:

    A thoroughly entertaining Roman murder mysteryRoman citizen Julia is tasked with solving a string of grizzly murders along with her humble low born assistant, Dai They walk the streets of modern Londinium, for in this cleverly conceived tale, the Roman Empire never collapsed and still controls contemporary Europe Computer technology mixes with Roman culture, as our intrepid detectives trail lead them to a finale of regional murder ball who needs cricket at the arena A splendid, humorous j A thoroughly entertaining Roman murder mysteryRoman citizen Julia is tasked with solving a string of grizzly murders along with her humble low born assistant, Dai They walk the streets of modern Londinium, for in this cleverly conceived tale, the Roman Empire never collapsed and still controls contemporary Europe Computer technology mix...


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    Dying to be Roman by E M Swift Hook and Jane Jago is a fast paced mystery novella set in an alternative history one where the Roman Empire extends into modern times.The world building is brilliant with a great blend of Roman customs and culture, blended with a slightly advanced technological society than present day earth From garum a strong smelling fish based sauce on chips, public baths, the arena think Colosseum to a world strictly divided into Citizens and non Citizens, the detai Dying to be Roman by E M Swift Hook and Jane Jago is a fast paced mystery novella set in an alternative history one where the Roman Empire extends into modern times.The world building is brilliant with a great blend of Roman customs and culture, blended with a slightly advanced technological society than present day earth From garum a strong smelling fish based sauce on chips, public baths, the arena think Colosseum to a world strictly divided into Citizens and non Citizens, the details are believable and well researched Dai Llewellyn, a n...


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    What do you get when two great author s cross paths and ultimately join forces You get Dying to be Roman , that s what This short read has everything you could ever want in a book intrigue, murder, graphic violence and of course, a bit of comic relief The story is set in Londinium, where several brutal murders have taken place in light of the forthcoming games Briton, Dai Llewellyn is called upon to help a Roman ...

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