Theodore Irvin Silar

Biography

Among other pursuits, Theodore Irvin Silar has served variously in the capacities of bricklayer, auto worker, accountant, cab driver, teacher, historian, musician, composer, graphic artist, inventor, and writer. Holder of a Ph.D. in English Literature from Lehigh University, he leads an interesting intellectual life.

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Series

Ashes: A Novel of the Poor of Ancient Rome
A sprawling tale of the lives of the poor, the dispossessed, and the enslaved set during the death-throes of ancient Republican Rome, Ashes traces the fortunes of one such family as it perseveres across generations.

Ashes Book I

Price: $2.99 USD.

Ashes Book II

Price: $2.99 USD.

Books

Sex Quests: Two Tales of Futures Possible
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,100. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
“Gene Raid”: In a global-warmed Far North, men go seeking wives to replenish their people’s in-bred gene pool. They meet the wild horse-women of their dreams–while enslaved. Escape will take ingenuity, daring, courage. “Natural Woman”: In a world of genetic science a natural young woman spots the natural man of her dreams. Climbing through society to find him, she has a revelation.
Ashes Book III and Interlude
Series: Ashes: A Novel of the Poor of Ancient Rome. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,870. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Ancient Roman slave-catcher Aries returns to Rome to find his father falsely convicted of witchcraft and sentenced to slavery. Rescue and vengeance, however, Aries finds, carry a price—learning the truth about his family’s origins. In a comic interlude, a physician tries to buy and ravish a lovely slave-girl, while her beloved, a female gladiator, struggles to thwart him.
Ashes Book II
Series: Ashes: A Novel of the Poor of Ancient Rome. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,860. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Ancient Roman Slave-catchers Aries and Syriaticus are hired to capture and return three treasured slaves. The chase leads south across Italia, from Surrentum to Pompeii to the Valley of Diana to the mountains of Bruttium to the fields of Sicily to the Aetna volcano. On the way, they have an orgy, start a war, and face mobs of slaves bent on murder, among other adventures.
Ashes Book I
Series: Ashes: A Novel of the Poor of Ancient Rome. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,900. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
An ancient Roman odyssey that spans generations, that leads from the cruel streets of the slums of Rome to chariot races in the Circus Maximus, from bloody, no-holds-barred street boxing to the pursuit of fugitive slaves across the length and breadth of Italia, from the great landed estates of the Roman countryside to the law courts of the Roman Forum.
Lady Grace's Revels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Thomas Smith and William Philpott, scriveners, have been invited to revels at the manor house of Lady Grace Atwater. There will be food, drink, dancing, and gracious company. All goes well until a certain Sir John makes an entrance. Soon, all is not well, and a cascade of revelations lays open the decadent underside of the glamourous aristocratic life.
Five Moral Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,960. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“Cena with Tata”: The fall and rise of an ancient Roman family. “Hunger and Thirst”: An altruist saves the world from soul poisoning.”The Worst Time of My Life”: A setback for the bishop’s torturer. “Misericord”: A man in anaphylactic shock hears, but cannot act on, revelations. “Found in a Cave”: The diary of a strong woman of San Francisco fleeing societal collapse to take refuge in the Sierras.

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