A saga set in disordered late-Roman Britain, conceived with imagination and scholarship, involving a quest, a mystery, and an impressive heroine with trauma in her past - what could be more enticing? --Victoria Glendinning, novelist and biographer
From the Publisher
Spring comes again to provinces that have basked for centuries in the glow of Roman civilisation. Running her family estate, Flavia holds herself the equal of the men around her. Then comes the news of her brother's death north of the Wall. In M. O'Sullivan's evocative tale, a learned young woman with darkness in her past meets tyrants, spies and traitors as she travels through cataclysmic barbarian invasions and murky politics in hope of love, a future and a chance of scholarly fame.
About the Author
This is a first novel by M. O'Sullivan, who lives in Bath.