—novelist and photographer Martha Marks
RUBIES OF THE VIPER ,
A fast-paced romantic-suspense novel set in first-century Rome, at the time of the Emperors Claudius and Nero (AD 53-56). 336 pages, 117,000 words
To enhance your understanding of the Roman world in AD 53-56, download a map of places mentioned in the book (97 KB PDF)
I invite you to visit my dedicated photo website: BestNatureStock.com
Birds. Beasts. Bugs. Plants. Places.
I’ve been “shooting” ‘em for three decades and have a portfolio of high-quality images, many of which have appeared in National Geographic’s Birds of North America, Encyclopedia Britannica Online, Birder’s World, Chicago Wilderness Magazine, and other publications and websites.
THE PURPLE PARCHMENT: Fascinating Facts About the First-century Roman World offers a wealth of additional information about the ancient characters, places, and cultures brought to life in my novel, RUBIES OF THE VIPER.
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