The House with the Golden Door - The Wolf Den Trilogy (Hardback)
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The House with the Golden Door - The Wolf Den Trilogy (Hardback)

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Hardback 400 Pages / Published: 12/05/2022
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Following on from the bestselling The Wolf Den, this second part of Harper's mesmerising trilogy set in ancient Pompeii sees Amara, now freed from slavery, navigate her new life which transpires to be no less precarious than before.

The life of a courtesan in Pompeii is glittering, yet precarious...

Amara has escaped her life as a slave in the town's most notorious brothel, but now her existence depends on the affections of her patron: a man she might not know as well as she once thought.

At night she dreams of the wolf den, still haunted by her past. Amara longs for the women she was forced to leave behind and worse, finds herself pursued by the man who once owned her. In order to be free, she will need to be as ruthless as he is.

Amara knows her existence in Pompeii is subject to Venus, the goddess of love. Yet finding love may prove to be the most dangerous act of all.

We return to Pompeii for the second instalment in Elodie Harper's Wolf Den Trilogy, set in the town's lupanar and reimagining the lives of women long overlooked.

Publisher: Head of Zeus
ISBN: 9781838933579
Number of pages: 400
Dimensions: 228 x 145 mm


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Praise for The Wolf Den:

'What a book! Utterly compelling, unflinching in describing Amara's life as a slave-prostitute in Pompeii and so incredibly transporting. Best book I read in ages.' - Sophie van Llewyn, author of Bottled Goods

'A riveting tale of power, love, hate, privilege, female empowerment and female friendships found in the most unlikely situations, The Wolf Den truly delivers and you will laugh and be heartbroken alongside the women nicknamed she-wolves, whose lives were deemed disposable, and their determination to find ways to escape the brothel both in body and mind. Set in a rich and prosperous Pompeii, Amara's story takes off at a brisk pace and ultimately delivers a stunning ending that left me both satisfied and very eager for the next book in the next book in this series.' - Buki Papillon, author of An Ordinary Wonder

'Utterly spellbinding.' - Women & Home
CLASSICAL HEROINES: Jennifer Saint and Elodie Harper

CLASSICAL HEROINES: Jennifer Saint and Elodie Harper

Canterbury - Rose Lane
Thursday 9th June 18:30

Jennifer Saint, who read Classics at Kings, London and wrote the international bestseller Ariadne, on Elektra, her spellbinding reimagining of Greek mythology’s infamous heroine .In The House with the Golden Door Elodie Harper continues the gripping story of Pompeii courtesan Amara which began with her acclaimed Wolf Den.

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An evening with Elodie Harper

An evening with Elodie Harper

Exeter - Roman Gate
Tuesday 5th July 19:00

Join us for an evening with bestselling author of the Wolf Den trilogy and journalist Elodie Harper. She'll be talking about and signing the second instalment 'The House with the Golden Door', in which we return to Pompeii to reimagine the lives of the women from the town's lupanar.

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An Evening with Elodie Harper

An Evening with Elodie Harper

Taunton
Wednesday 6th July 19:00

Join us for an evening with bestselling author of the Wolf Den trilogy and journalist Elodie Harper. She'll be talking about and signing the second instalment 'The House with the Golden Door', in which we return to Pompeii to reimagine the lives of the women from the town's lupanar.

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“Does Not Disappoint”

I highly anticipated reading the second instalment of Elodie Harpers trilogy and it did not disappoint! From the first page I was once again drawn into the life of Amara as she battles to survive in Pompeii. The... More

Paperback edition
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Dan at Cribbs Causeway, Bristol.

“Unmissable.”

The life of a courtesan in Pompeii is glittering, yet precarious.
Amara’s life could not be more different from just a short while ago after being able to declare herself no longer a slave or whore, having escaped the... More

Emma Scholey

“A rich, sensual ride through Roman Pompeii.”

I read the NetGalley proof in two days, unable to put it down.This is the second book in the Wolf Den series and it certainly makes for a fascinating sequel, branching out in new directions as Amara's life alters... More

Hardback edition
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