Titan Books has released Spartacus: Swords and Ashes, an original novel that tells a new story of blood, sex, and politics set in the world of the arena from the television series Spartacus: Blood and Sand, in paperback and for Kindle.
The novel by J.M. Clements came out today, January 3, 2012, and thanks to Titan Books, we have an exclusive excerpt, which you can read right here below.
Take a read from Spartacus: Swords and Ashes and let us know what you think!
Excerpted from Spartacus: Swords and Ashes
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Spartacus: Swords and Ashes is on sale now wherever books are sold.
Spartacus – Swords & Ashes
Spartacus is the hit TV show which combines blood-soaked action, exotic sexuality, villainy and heroism. This original novel from the world of Spartacus: Blood and Sand tells a brand new story of blood, sex and politics set in the uncompromising, visceral world of the arena. The gladiator Spartacus, the new Champion of Capua, fights at the graveside of a rich man who was brutally murdered by his own slaves. Seeing an opportunity, ambitious lanista Quintus Batiatus plots to seize the dead man’s estate. In the arena blood and death are primetime entertainment. But not all battles are fought upon the sands…
The eagerly awaited new series of Spartacus, Vengeance, premieres January 27 2012.