Waiting on Wednesday – Blood and Sand by C. V. Wyk
Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine to let us share our excitement for books coming out soon.
What can I say? This one just sounds like it has serious potential for me to love it!
Blood and Sand by C.V. Wyk
Published by Tor Teen on January 16th 2018
The action-packed tale of a 17-year-old warrior princess and a handsome gladiator who dared take on the Roman Republic–and gave rise to the legend of Spartacus….
Roma Victor. The Republic of Rome is on a relentless march to build an empire–an empire built on the backs of the conquered, brought back to Rome as slaves.
Attia was once destined to rule as the queen and swordmaiden of Thrace, the greatest warrior kingdom the world had seen since Sparta. Now she is a slave, given to Xanthus, the Champion of Rome, as a sign of his master’s favor. Enslaved as a child, Xanthus is the preeminent gladiator of his generation.
Against all odds, Attia and Xanthus form a tentative bond. A bond that will spark a rebellion. A rebellion that threatens to bring the Roman Republic to its end–and gives rise to the legend of Spartacus….
3 thoughts on “Waiting on Wednesday – Blood and Sand by C. V. Wyk”
This looks like a lot of fun, definitely a book I’ll be looking forward to reading:-)
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oh this one is new to me I confess
So, groans, and adds another book. In fairness this sounds great.
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