The Wedding Shroud - A Tale of Ancient Rome

Leaving Ancient Rome, Caecilia wants to remain true to Roman virtues when forced to wed the Etruscan Mastarna. Instead she is tempted by a decadent society which offers pleasure to women and an ancient religion which can delay destiny. Yet the Etruscans also hold dark secrets and, as war looms, Caecilia discovers that Fate is not so easy to control and she must choose where her allegiance lies. More

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About Elisabeth Storrs

Elisabeth Storrs has long had a passion for the history, myths and legends of the ancient world. She graduated from University of Sydney in Arts Law, having studied Classics. Her curiosity piqued by an Etruscan sarcophagus depicting a couple embracing for eternity, she discovered the little known story of the struggle between Etruscan Veii and Republican Rome and the inspiration to write the TALES OF ANCIENT ROME series.

Researched and written over a period of fifteen years, THE WEDDING SHROUD and its sequel, THE GOLDEN DICE, vividly describe the world of Etruria, a fantastic civilization ultimately destroyed by Rome but which heavily influenced its conqueror's culture from republican into imperial times. The third volume, CALL TO JUNO, is currently being written. DYING FOR ROME:LUCRETIA'S TALE is the first story in Elisabeth's SHORT TALES OF ANCIENT ROME, a new short story collection investigating the legends and history of Rome from a fresh perspective.

THE WEDDING SHROUD, was judged runner-up in the 2012 international Sharp Writ Book Awards for general fiction, and was a finalist in the 2013 KINDLE BOOK REVIEW Best Kindle Book of the Year in literary fiction. THE GOLDEN DICE was judged runner-up in the 2013 Sharp Writ Book Awards in literary fiction, and was named as one of the top memorable reads of 2013 by Sarah Johnson, the reviews editor for HISTORICAL NOVELS REVIEW.

Elisabeth lives with her husband and two sons in Sydney, Australia, and over the years has worked as a solicitor, corporate lawyer and corporate governance consultant.


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