Regarding Tiberius by Bartholomew Boge

(2017)

As I read this story, a tribute to Louis L'Amour and Lew Wallace, John Bunyan and Henry van Dyke, I imagined it to be bound in cloth hardback and smelling of history.

Anachronisms in the novel gave Regarding Tiberius a distinct Shakespearean flair. Like Shakespeare, the novel contains some 16th century words, some that can be found in the King James Bible; although, nowadays these words are considered crass.

Other words used, although in proper format isn't considered vulgar, when used as an oath or epithet it becomes vulgar and shouldn't be found in Christian literature.

If not for these words, which many readers of Christian fiction may find offensive, the novel would be a strong Christian historical tale. As it is, it's a well-written and highly engrossing historical novel with Christian themes.

Various cultures, aligning with history, and a true portrayal of the Roman Empire adds to the dusty and timeless adventure.

With a regal Nubian princess and an austere Roman soldier who is also the son of a Senator, the reader travels the lands of the vast Roman Empire, from the Mesopotamia to Tyre to Jerusalem.

History and imagination meld into a seamless tale of love, revenge, loyalty, and ultimately sacrifice.

Regarding Tiberius isn't a novel you will easily forget. Its layers of truth will cling to the reader long after the last word by Helena is written.  

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