Caroline Lawrence is American. She won a scholarship to Cambridge to read Classical Archaeology, then did a degree in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University College, London. She lives with her husband, a graphic designer, by the river in London and is active as a speaker in schools and at book festivals.
'the most thrilling part of the novel for me was Caroline Lawrence's depth of research. Her relation that some of the characters were based on real historical figures gave me great delight, and will doubtlessly enthuse all her readers to find out more about the Roman world.' AUTHORTREK.COM 'It's a roller-coaster of a read that grips one until the very last page... The story has pace and thrills and spills aplenty' HISTORICAL NOVELS REVIEW