Quintus Ambustus is a slave. Adiona Leonia is a wealthy socialite.

He fights for his life in the gladiator’s ring. She plays cutthroat politics in Rome’s high society.

He’s sacrificed everything for his Christian faith. She believes in nothing and no one.

But when Adiona’s life is threatened, Quintus is chosen as her bodyguard, and their fascination with one another shocks them both. Neither thought to find joy in a match society would condemn … but their feelings cannot be denied. Have they lost too much to believe in happiness? Or will their growing love let them leave the past behind — and build a new future together?

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About The Author

Florida native Carla Capshaw is a preacher's kid who grew up dreaming of being a writer and world traveler. She followed her wanderlust around the globe, including a year spent in the People's Republic of China, before beginning work on her first novel. A two-time RWA Golden Heart winner, Carla's found inspirational historical romance is the perfect vehicle to combine lush settings, vivid characters and a Christian worldview.

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