Try our Advanced Book Search
Advanced Book Search
Search books by title, genre, publication month, publication year, and rating or search by any combination of these options (i.e. all Mysteries published in January 2001 with 4.5 rating).
If you want to search for a name or phase, include quotation marks around your search term (example: "Deborah Smith")
Genre: Fantasy, Historical
Yarbro's 19th novel about heroic vampire Count Saint-Germain uses absorbing narrative and correspondence to paint a vivid portrait of his activities in the Roman Empire of 160 AD. The setting is authentic down to the smallest detail, with a glossary and gazetteer included for those unfamiliar with the time period. Some readers may find the attention to detail and vocabulary distracting, but history buffs will be thrilled.
Ragoczy Germainus Sanct-Franciscus, a vampire living in third-century Rome, is not your typical alpha-male bloodsucker. He's compassionate and noble, a merchant and a healer. While tending to an ailing noblewoman, her virgin daughter, Ignatia, tempts him into a romantic interlude.
As a foreigner, he comes under scrutiny by a corrupt tax collector. He intends
Reviewed By: Gail Pruszkowski
Published: October 2006