Under The Shadow Of Vesuvius
by Mimi L. Thompson
Coming of age in the age of depravity in the Malibu of the ancient world. Bridget Jones Diary and Sophie’s World meet Ben Hur – on the beach. A gender-bending, genre-bending romp through the Bay of Naples in the first century BC, in a year or so in the lives of three Roman teenagers, Phoebe, her younger sister, Julia, and their odd-ball friend, Claudia Vesta. Reviews welcome.