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.
As always with Caroline Lawrence, the research is impeccable and the ancient Rome she depicts is very real - Elizabeth Hawksley 'Immensely readable' - TIMES EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT 'An interesting and exciting read that is extremely well researched. It is packed with accurate detail of everyday Roman life. The story is so well paced and involving that you don't realise just how much information you are absorbing' - SCHOOL LIBRARIAN On THE SECRETS OF VESUVIUS