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George, Margaret

Summary: With the beautiful and cunning Poppaea at his side, Nero Augustus commands the Roman empire, ushering in an unprecedented era of artistic and cultural splendor. Although he has yet to produce an heir, his power is unquestioned. But in the tenth year of his reign, a terrifying prophecy comes to pass and a fire engulfs Rome, reducing entire swaths of the city to rubble. Rumors of Nero's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GEO

Kincaid, S. J.

Summary: "In the final book in the Diabolic trilogy, Nemesis must choose between love and justice as she watches her once-idealistic husband ravage the galaxy through his tyrannical rule"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC KIN

Livingston, Michael

Summary: "Julius Caesar is dead, assassinated on the senate floor, and the glory that is Rome has been torn in two. Octavian, Caesar's ambitious great-nephew and adopted son, vies with Marc Antony and Cleopatra for control of Caesar's legacy. As civil war rages from Rome to Alexandria, and vast armies and navies battle for supremacy, a secret conflict may shape the course of history. Juba, Numidian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIV

Weeks, Brent.

Summary: Gavin Guile thought he had five years left--now he has less than one. With fifty thousand refugees, a bastard son, and an ex-fiance�e who may have learned his darkest secret, Gavin has problems on every side. All magic in the world is running wild and threatens to destroy the Seven Satrapies. Worst of all, the old gods are being reborn, and their army of color wights is unstoppable. The only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WEE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WEE

Iggulden, Conn.

Summary: Julius Caesar leads his legions across the Rubicon River to confront his last rival for supreme power, a victory that will split Rome in a destructive civil war, test the bonds of long-time friendship, and lead to the betrayal of his closest ally.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IGG

Ford, Michael Curtis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Weeks, Brent

Summary: "The Seven Satrapies have collapsed into four-and those are falling before the White King's armies. Gavin Guile, ex-emperor, ex-Prism, ex-galley slave, formerly the one man who might have averted war, is now lost, broken, and trapped in a prison crafted by his own hands to hold a great magical genius. But Gavin has no magic at all. Worse, in this prison, Gavin may not be alone. Kip Guile will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WEE

Hansen, Brooks

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

Weeks, Brent

Summary: "In the stunning conclusion to the epic, New York Times bestselling Lightbringer series by Brent Weeks, kingdoms clash as Kip must finally escape his family's shadow in order to protect the land and people he loves. Gavin Guile, once the most powerful man the world had ever seen, has been laid low. He's lost his magic, and now he is on a suicide mission. Failure will condemn the woman he loves....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEE

Weeks, Brent.

Summary: Gavin Guile is dying. He'd thought he had five years left--now he has less than one. With fifty thousand refugees, a bastard son, and an ex-fian♯‍e who may have learned his darkest secret, Gavin has problems on every side. All magic in the world is running wild and threatens to destroy the Seven Satrapies. Worst of all, the old gods are being reborn, and their army of color wights is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEE

George, Margaret

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Margaret George has brought history to vivid life with her chronicles of queens and kings. Now, she turns her gaze to an Emperor ... Built on the backs of those who fell before it, Julius Caesar's imperial dynasty is only as strong as the next person who seeks to control it. In the Roman Empire no one is safe from the sting of betrayal: man, woman--or child....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GEO

Weeks, Brent.

Summary: When Gavin Guile--high priest and emperor, the most powerful man in the world known to all as the Prism--discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power, he must decide how much he's willing to pay to protect a secret that could tear his world apart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WEE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WEE

Davis, Lindsey.

Summary: A tale inspired by the life of first-century Roman emperor Domitian unites reluctant Praetorian Guard Gaius Vinius and imperial court stylist Flavia Lucilla in the wake of a devastating fire and the emperor's descent into mental illness and brutality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martin's Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAV

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Davis 2012

George, Margaret

Summary: "Built on the backs of those who fell before it, Julius Caesar's imperial dynasty is only as strong as the next person who seeks to control it. In the Roman Empire no one is safe from the sting of betrayal: man, woman--or child. As a boy, Nero's royal heritage becomes a threat to his very life, first when the mad emperor Caligula tries to drown him, then when his great aunt attempts to secure...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEO

Braffet, Kelly

Summary: "The Unwilling is the story of Judah, a foundling born with a special gift and raised inside Highfall castle along with Gavin, the son and heir to Lord Elban's vast empire. Judah and Gavin share an unnatural bond that is both the key to her survival and possibly her undoing. As Gavin is groomed for his future role, Judah comes to realize that she has no real position within the kingdom, in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Fantasy, Call number: Fantasy Braffet 2020

Yukino, Sai.

Summary: Having been falsely accused of cheating on the Imperial Exam by those who want to keep women out of the civil service, Shurei must defend herself at an inquiry, but her opponents plan to make sure that she misses the proceedings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 STO

Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Summary: Jonah, thirteen, and Katherine, eleven, travel through time to 1918 Russia just as Alexei, Anastasia, and the rest of Tsar Nicholas II's family is about to be executed. Author's note includes facts about the Romanov's and the mystery surrounding their deaths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HAD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HAD

Lawhon, Ariel

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: In this "historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson's 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the Russian Grand Duchess, a beloved daughter and revered icon, or is she an imposter, the thief of another woman's legacy?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lawhon 2018

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