Death of an Empire

Death of an Empire - M.K. Hume The Merlin Prophecy
DEATH OF AN EMPIRE— THE LEGEND OF MERLIN CONTINUES
Release date: May 21, 2013 | Series: The Merlin Prophecy

If you are looking for something that really delves into ancient history (mostly Roman history), the horrors of war, pestilence, death, treachery and little else –this will be the book for you.

I found the first book in this trilogy to be very intriguing and I enjoyed it very much. This second book in the trilogy just made my stomach curdle. The author has such a way with words that she can do as Merlin said of Homer, when he read the Odyssey – you SEE everything, in vivid color. Merlin was speaking of something else, but that statement he made summed up my feelings of this book perfectly. The author spared no expense with words. Each phrase was like a brushstroke on canvas –showing us the gore in true vivid color.

Reading of the Kings, Emperors Generals and various other important men plot a countries downfall was mesmerizing.

Having the author describe how Merlin figures out what we now know to be lead poisoning was fascinating. His facing the futility of trying to get the authorities
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