Title: The Last Roman: Abyss
Author: B.K. Greenwood
Genre: Historical Fantasy, Time Travel Thriller
The much-anticipated sequel to The Last Roman: Exile
Some sins can never be forgiven, no matter what the penance…
Marcus Sempronius Gracchus, a soldier of Rome, has spent two thousand years walking the earth, seeking redemption he may never find. After losing his latest confrontation with Thomas, a man he once considered his brother, Marcus is on the run and must find new allies to battle his old nemesis. But will that be enough? Meanwhile, Thomas will stop at nothing to secure an ancient artifact that could trigger the end of times.
Follow the story of a man who should be dead as he tries to save the world... and his soul.
Marcus, on a race against time, must find the spear before Thomas and avert the end of humanity. They used to be brothers but now they are enemies. Marcus travels through time to eradicate his sins but just when redemption is within his grasp, it slips away, like grains of sand through his fingers. Unable to stop Thomas, he’s on the run with a pair of companions. They travel across continents unraveling the truth, doing what they must under tenuous circumstances, all in the hopes of stopping Thomas’ gruesome plan. Will Marcus succeed or will he once again be defeated by Thomas?
The Last Roman: Abyss is a feast for the senses from start to finish. The descriptive narration is deep and precise which gives the reader an intense reading experience. BK Greenwood plunges the reader into the story through intricate world-building that is historically accurate yet also complete fantasy. The reader is able to suspend reality and be immersed in this fantastic world. The characters are so well-written, the reader forgets it’s fiction. The plot moves at a great pace with ebbs and flows in between the action, mystery, and time travel which allows the reader to catch its breath. The action scenes are an adrenaline rush. The ending, oh my goodness, took me completely by surprise. I can’t wait for book three. If you love historical fantasy, you’ll love The Last Roman: Abyss. If you’re a fan of time travel thrillers, pick up The Last Roman: Abyss. Dan Brown readers, this is your next book to read. Highly recommend!
My Rating: 5 stars
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B.K. Greenwood lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and wolf pack of 4 rescue dogs. He loves to travel and enjoys works of fiction and nonfiction, with a heavy emphasis on history, adventure, and classics. His passion for history is on display in his debut novel, The Last Roman: Exile.
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Reviewed by: Mrs. N