The Praetorian by Rod Warren
and the Emperor's List

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Set during the Julio-Claudian dynasty of the Roman Empire, The Praetorian and the Emperor's List is a powerful novel that follows a young man named Antonius through all the pitfalls and disillusions that come with realizing your dream isn't how you pictured it. Power struggles, betrayals, chariot races, friendship and romance are all important pieces to Antonius's thrilling and triumphant destiny that overcomes revenge, retribution and injustice. When forced to fight for those he holds dear, his impossible struggle for survival will leave readers gasping for more. Antonius's story is complete with a bevy of supplemental characters that lend credibility, heart and romance to his journey. His relationship with his family, his close friend Marcus and Julia, his love interest, gives readers a chance to see where Antonius comes from. With the inclusion of training officer-Centurion Taurus, training commander-Tribune Falconius and legendary Praetorian prefect- Lucius Sejanus, readers get an awakening to the dangerous new world he's entered. Deftly blending real-life events and characters from history into an engrossing fictional tale, The Praetorian is a one-of-a-kind, powerful story that is sure to leave its mark on historical fiction readers.

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Published July 11, 2013 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 478 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction. Fiction