An erotic historical novel set in Ancient Rome
FIRST GENTLEMAN. You do not meet a man but frowns; our bloodsNo more obey the heavens than our courtiers Still seem as does the King's. SECOND GENTLEMAN. But what's the matter? FIRST GENTLEMAN. His daughter, and the heir of's kingdom, whom He purpos'd to his wife's sole son- a widow That late he married- hath referr'd herselfUnto a poor but worthy…
Catrina, an orphan adopted by the pagan Celts, has grown into a beautiful young woman. Luad, the lecherous Druid Leader, is training her in the way of the priesthood, but Catrina is not happy. When the tribe captures a handsome Roman legionary called Alexius - with every intention of killing him - she finds herself strongly drawn to his masculine charms and vows to leave the uncivilised clan.
But she is shocked when Alexius escapes, taking her sacred silver amulet with him. Pursuing him to the Roman city of Eboracum, Catrina realises that decadence is rife, with slaves and gladiators. Carried away by the wild sensuality of the Romans' exotic lifestyle, she discovers the true nature of her desires, and those of Alexius.