The World Beyond: A Novel of Ancient Greece
by Deanna Madden
429 B.C. Athens is at war. A plague is spreading across the city. And fifteen-year-old Rhea is facing an arranged marriage with a brutal older man. With time running out, she vows to catch a glimpse of the handsome young athlete Doros. Meanwhile, Maron, a gifted sculptor-slave she has befriended, urges her to shape her own destiny and risk all for love.