The Scent of Hyacinth: Seven Kings of Rome Novels

The Scent of Hyacinth Seven Kings of Rome Novels The Scent of Hyacinth weaves a romantic adventure around the legend of Numa Pompilius Rome s second king and a water nymph named Egeria Tradition ran that Egeria was the mistress of wise King Numa
  • Title: The Scent of Hyacinth: Seven Kings of Rome Novels
  • Author: Sherrie Seibert Goff
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  • Page: 401
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  • The Scent of Hyacinth: Seven Kings of Rome Novels
    The Scent of Hyacinth weaves a romantic adventure around the legend of Numa Pompilius, Rome s second king, and a water nymph named Egeria Tradition ran that Egeria was the mistress of wise King Numa, that he consorted with her in the secrecy of a sacred grove, and that the laws which he gave the Romans were inspired by communion with her divinity Prima, the daughter of The Scent of Hyacinth weaves a romantic adventure around the legend of Numa Pompilius, Rome s second king, and a water nymph named Egeria Tradition ran that Egeria was the mistress of wise King Numa, that he consorted with her in the secrecy of a sacred grove, and that the laws which he gave the Romans were inspired by communion with her divinity Prima, the daughter of assassinated King Romulus, holds precariously onto the reins of power and survives the dangerous machinations of ambitious senators only by advancing her friend Numa Pompilius to the heights of government Numa, whose training as a religious scholar intensifies his innate distaste for politics, decries the intrigues and power plays that accost him in Rome With divine advice from his mistress, this gentle lawgiver brings an end to war and institutes the priesthood, augurs and vestals for the rough edged Romans The language is rich with specificity of details, rhythm and sound in this lovely yet disturbing rendering of a very distant Roman era The author seems to know this story so well and the setting so precisely, that it doesn t seem researched at all As a writer, Ms Goff inhabits her setting as if she had lived there in a previous life What s , it doesn t come across as a historical or genre novel, but pure literature that uses sophisticated fictional elements to render a story that holds themes to which contemporary readers can relate Brilliantly accomplished Writer s Digest Book Awards
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  • Sherrie Seibert Goff

    Sherrie Seibert Goff worked for several years as a data contol analyst and technical writer for a large corporation in Los Angeles, but has had a long abiding love for ancient history, especially anything Roman She now writes mainstream historical fiction and lives in Idaho with her husband and two cats.Two of her most beloved authors and early inspirations were Mary Renault and Norah Lofts Many others have joined the fold of favorites since then, from Robert Graves to Jack Whyte, Edward Rutherford, Caleb Carr and Ken Follett, to name just a few For relaxation and enjoyment, Sherrie nearly always has some delectable historical novel at chairside or bedside.Her interests certainly extend to other genres, but character driven mainstream historicals are her favorites Ms Goff s large personal library and the wonderful stories to be found in history moved her to try writing fiction herself, and her first project has been an ambitious set of books subtitled Seven Kings of Rome Novels.

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