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    I would have given this book five stars if not for one thing, well person: Lepida Pollia. She is written so well that you hate her. And you're meant to, don't get me wrong, but I find I hated her so much that it took away from the rest of the book. She is one of two women who tell the story, she the roman mistress and (in the beginning) her slave Thea. This book is wonderfully written, well researched and covering all the emotions. The characters are realistic, believable and enjoyable. I would recommend this to anyone interested into historical fiction or ancient Rome. But if you're the type to start itching for a sequel, maybe you want to read this a little later as it's sequel is set to come out April 2012. However a second novel by Kate Quinn, penned as a prequel to this novel is out and available, though you can read Mistress of Rome with out reading it first, which I did, thinking that since it had come out after it would be a sequel or separate! A truly enjoyable read that will keep you on your toes till the end, and begging for the sequel!! ******Below are my thoughts after rereading it for the first time (about 9 months or so later) I loved it just as much the second time!! I hated Lepida a little less, and enjoyed the ending even more. I loved this book, and though I did remember some things, the plot is so well wound that things still jumped out and surprised me. The love still twisted my heart, things made my lip curl in disgust. It's EVERYTHING you hope for in a book!!! For those who like this time period you should check out 'The Mark of the Lion' series by Francine Rivers. Aretes, a secondary character in the first book As Sure As the Dawn, is a gladiator from the tribe of the Chatti (who Domitian faced) and the third book is solely focused on him, and though it can be read along, the first book helps!! Also, if you have any interest in Masada (where Thea was born) I highly, highly recommend Alice Hoffamn's masterpiece of "The Dove Keepers" *******************3rd Reading******************** I'm going to do it. I'm going to give it 5 stars. I love this book, its like coming home to familiar friends. I"m not as crazy for Daughters of Rome, but I'll probably re-read that too, just to get the juicy facts from years gone by.
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    Awesome!

    Loved this book! I found it hard to put down and am already anticipating the next book in the series!
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    Mistress of Rome

    Very good characters Based on real history. Great ending.
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    Too gruesome for me

    I liked her other books but not this one. All about killing. Really too gruesome for me.
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    Mistress of Rome

    It was great reading. Good plot and description of characters. Leaves u guessing as to what will happen. Not predictable at all!!
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