A new historical fantasy from Russ Whitfield, set in an ancient world much like our Gladiatrix was Russ’s first novel, published in by Myrmidon Books. Read “Gladiatrix” by Russell Whitfield with Rakuten Kobo. The Ancient Roman public’s hunger for gladiatorial combat has never been greater. The Emperor. Love, lust, rage, loss, suffering, revenge. Gladiatrix is more than just the bloody life of a gladiator. It follows the life of a slave – with all the hurts.

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As one would expect from the time period and setting, the world crafted by Russell Whitfield is brutal and violent. It’s based on a Spartan Priestess who becomes enslaved and forced to become a Gladiatrix.

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Les Blagues de Toto Tome 15 – Le Want to Read saving…. This brings back some of the main players. For me, however, I found it wanting. Historical fiction with strong women, bloody battles, sapphic love, sex, the works. Trivia About Roma Victrix Gla Finally, it is difficult to shake the feeling that Mr.


It’s exciting stuff, with well rounded characters, nail-biting duels to the death and vividly depicted settings.


I almost wish that Whitfield had decided to write this novel in an invented world of whitfkeld own. Book II Throne of Caesars. Readers will be taken to the great Flavian Amphitheatre and their minds will be sated with bloody good fights. Whitfield does a great job taking broad historical facts and little gems of untold stories and fleshing them out in fiction. Sure, it is likely that some of the women would be lesbian or bi.

And they have swords – what’s not to love. Four years have passed since Lysandra’s epic but inconclusive battle with her hated rival Sorena in the arena Aug 23, Tara Chevrestt rated it really liked it Shelves: Gladiatrix by Russell Whitfield.

I hated this book. But Lysandra’s Spartan pride also earns her powerful enemies: The ending kind of pissed me off though!

Roma Victrix (Gladiatrix #2) by Russell Whitfield

Otherwise a fantastic read! This Battle of Tapae goes horrendously wrong for the Romans as an entire legion and thousands of warriors are destroyed.


You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: However, to make the main characters in a story about female gladiators lesbian seemed to be saying that the author didn’t even buy the pretext for his own story.

Gladiatrix was Russ’s first novel, published in by Myrmidon Books.

It was better than I expected! Gladiatrix, by Russell Whitfield.

Love Lysandra and her story, Aesalon Nocturna also is a worthy opponent. Additionally, the character is difficult to empathise with: This author will be on my favorite’s list! Mar 19, Paisley Smith rated it vladiatrix was amazing. So this was a hard book to stomach through, but I was determined to finish it.

However, as the story progresses, Lysandra begins to soften somewhat. Thanks for telling us about the problem.