OVERRIDE

Roman Dusk

A Novel of the Count Saint-Germain

St. Germain (Volume 19)

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Tor Books

In the unsettled time when Imperial Rome totters on the brink of collapse, the vampire Ragoczy Germainus Sanct' Franciscus--the Count Saint-Germain--finds himself targeted by a corrupt Roman official and accused of bribery, tax evasion, and treason.
 
The storm that hovers over the vampire grows darker when he is accused of corrupting Ignatia, a young virgin. Her brother, a zealous covert to the new religion of Christianity, threatens to purify Saint-Germain with fire. And fire can destroy even the undead. 

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Chapter One
Clouds clotted the morning sky over Roma, their shadows bruising the buildings in their passing. In the Forum Romanum, such things were ignored; the Forum was alive with farmers driving their animals to the market-stalls just beyond the impressive buildings, their hogs, calves, sheep, goats, and stacked cages of chickens ready for sale. All manner of customers, from well-born women in sedan chairs accompanied by slaves to young men of rank in bigae, their horses on show as much as they themselves, to shopkeepers’ wives selecting the meat for prandium, as well as Praetorian
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"Ranks among the best vampire tales around. Fans of historical fiction and vampire tales alike should be enthralled."
--Romantic Times BOOKreviews Top Pick, 4 ½ stars, on States of Grace
 
"The most remarkable and orignial vampire since Bram Stoker's Dracula."
--The Bookwatch (Midwest Book Review)

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  • Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

  • Chelsea Quinn Yarbro is both a Grand Master of the World Horror Convention and a Living Legend of the International Horror Guild. She lives in Berkeley, California. 
  • Chelsea Quinn Yarbro Greg Preston
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