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City on Fire

City on Fire A Novel of Pompeii

By Tracy Higley
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.11 Stars

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On 12/28 lheintzelman wrote: I enjoyed reading City on Fire: a Novel of Pompeii by Tracy L. Higley. This book was originally published as Pompeii: a City on Fire. It is well written and obvious that the author has done her background research.  There is a helpful list of words in the front that the reader can reference as they read. The ... Book Review ** City on Fire by Tracy L Higley

lheintzelman's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/17 Nikki wrote: In City on Fire:  A Novel of Pompeii by Tracy Higly, Ariella has been taken captive by the Romans after the fall of Jerusalem and made a slave.  Her owner is terrible, so she makes a drastic decision to leave him and change places with a gladiator, disguising herself as a boy.  After ... Book Review: City on Fire: A Novel of Pompeii by Tracy L. Higly

Nikki's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/9 V.E. wrote: City on Fire: A Novel of Pompeii by Tracy L. Higley follows a young Jewish woman, Ariella, who escapes Roman slavery during Bacchanalia and disguises herself as a man to become a gladiator; and Cato, a politician fed up with the corruption in Rome who’s moved to Pompeii to start over, only to discover ... The history's good, writing is decent, and gender essentialism terrible

V.E.'s Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/8 Samantha Marie wrote: A young slave woman escapes, disguises herself as a boy, and fights with the gladiators, all the while longing to be free. A politician moves to the city and seeks justice in a place where the people live in fear of what will happen if they do not remain loyal to those already in power. A powerful idolater ... Escape from Pompeii with Tracy Higley

Samantha Marie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/26 anastaciaknits wrote: Pompeii: City on Fire by T.L. HigleyMy rating: 4 of 5 starsPompeii, the City on Fire - a title that catches your interest right away. Despite the name, the book mostly deals with the lives of the citizens of the city in the days leading up to the disaster we all know about.There's lots of different elements ... Pompeii: city on fire

anastaciaknits' Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/17 J Harder wrote: At the base of Mount Vesuvius lies the coastal town of Pompeii, a city churning with political unrest and filled with a people who embrace all that Rome has to offer. Cato has recently moved to Pompeii after giving up on ever changing the corrupt political landscape of Rome. Along with his mother ... Gripping historical fiction: My review of "City on Fire" by Tracy L. Higley

J Harder's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/12 swimgirl98 wrote: "City on Fire" "City on Fire" is a novel written by Tracy L. Higley and recently republished by Thomas Nelson. This novel is set in the ancient city of Pompeii in the time leading up to the eruption. It was certainly an interesting read and a fresh perspective on the ancient world,... City on Fire

swimgirl98's Rating:

3 Stars

On 11/3 Eunice Fowler wrote: If you enjoy historical novels, may I recommend City on Fire? Tracy L. Higley has obviously done some scrupulous research in preparation for writing this book. She provides us with a number of memorable characters, including Cato, the politician turned winemaker, Ariella, the Jewish slave girl who ... Historical winner!

Eunice's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/31 Grace wrote: About:As Vesuvius churns, a slave girl-turned-gladiator joins forces with an unlikely source to seek justice.In the coastal town of Pompeii, a new gladiator prepares to fight. But this gladiator hides a deadly secret: she’s a runaway Jewish slave girl named Ariella, disguised as a young boy. A savvy ... "City on Fire: A Novel of Pompeii" By Tracy L. Higley- Book Review

Grace's Rating:

3 Stars

On 10/31 Stella Velox wrote: City on FireTracy Higley Description: As Vesuvius churns, a slave girl-turned-gladiator joins forces with an unlikely source to seek justice.In the coastal town of Pompeii, a new gladiator prepares to fight. But this gladiator hides a deadly secret: she’s a runaway Jewish slave girl named Ariella, ... City On Fire

Stella Velox's Rating:

3 Stars