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The Bear Keeper's Daughters (Broken Empire) [Kindle Edition]

Peter G. M. Lavelle

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In the harsh world of the broken Roman Empire a sheltered girl Sophia uncovers a secret of her family’s past from beyond the grave. The knowledge is as unlikely as it is sensational and deadly dangerous to hold for the most powerful individuals would rather it was suppressed forever.

By the early 6th century the western half of the Roman Empire had fallen to waves of barbarian invaders and the Dark Ages had set in. Yet the eastern half endured as a flickering beacon of civilisation with its capital at Constantinople, which had once been called Byzantium.

The Emperors swore the fall of the west was something they would reverse one day and restore the Empire to all it had been. But they were besieged by enemies on all sides and blighted with rebellious generals and internal dissensions among the various Christian factions.

Life was cruel for men and harder still for women.

More than half the population were slaves with as much rights as farm animals.

War, persecution, disease, injury and childbirth took many to their graves before their natural span.

Yet, as Sophia was to find, individuals could endure and survive against all odds by whatever means it required, especially her aunt Theodora.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1294 KB
  • Print Length: 359 pages
  • Publisher: Peter G.M. Lavelle (5 July 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S. r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00DT1G132
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #482,517 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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1.0 out of 5 stars Why does Amazon find it so hard to tell the difference between Fiction & Non Fiction? 8 Aug 2013
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Do to the lack of real "History" books in the "free" Kindle book section, Amazon loads up that section with Mysteries, Romances, Science Fiction, and assorted Novels. That's too bad as this may be a good or even great book but in all good faith I can't give it more than one star as it wasn't what Amazon claimed it was, HISTORY!
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