Author Jess Steven Hughes
Signing copies of his exciting historical novels, “The Wolf of Britannia, Part I & II,” set in ancient and Celtic Britain. Part I begin with First Century AD Britain is a fragmented land of warring Celtic tribes, ripe for invasion by the juggernaut of imperial Rome. Knowing this, a young warrior, soon-to-be-legendary, Prince Caratacus, must unite the southern tribes if they are to survive. This is an enemy more cunning and powerful then either he or Britain has ever faced. Standing by him is his wife, Rhian, a warrior princess who takes no prisoners. She is the first woman he has truly loved. With her support and that of other allies, Caratacus must outsmart a traitorous brother who is determined to take the throne, aided by a conniving Roman diplomat and a tribal king in the pockets of the Romans. Caratacus must save his country not only from the pending Roman onslaught but from his own peoples treachery. Or else die trying. Part II continues ater winning the southern British throne, Caratacus and his tribe of Celtic warriors must face down the invading Roman army. He leads his people as they fight for freedom from the iron-fisted Roman rule that is in the process of obliterating their culture and lifestyle. As the king strives to keep his people free, he must also battle his beautiful, conniving and lascivious cousin−a queen who wants Caratacus for herself. Set in the years between 43 and 60 AD, in the mysterious land of ancient Britain and the majestic palaces of Rome, The Wolf of Britannia, Part II, is a painstakingly researched tale of one daring man, willing to risk his life to destroy the entire Roman army and to save his people.