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The Leopard Vanguard The Saga Begins Set during the early years of the reign of the Mad Emperor Caligula this first installment of the Leopard King Saga introduces us to Tullus a gifted Roman Centurion who resigns his e

  • Title: The Leopard Vanguard
  • Author: T.A. Uner
  • ISBN: 9781491255346
  • Page: 170
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Leopard Vanguard By T.A. Uner, The Saga Begins.Set during the early years of the reign of the Mad Emperor Caligula, this first installment of the Leopard King Saga introduces us to Tullus, a gifted Roman Centurion who resigns his elite position in the Praetorian Guard to join a troupe of circus performers and learn about his hidden magical talents Along with his new partner, a magical LeopardesThe Saga Begins.Set during the early years of the reign of the Mad Emperor Caligula, this first installment of the Leopard King Saga introduces us to Tullus, a gifted Roman Centurion who resigns his elite position in the Praetorian Guard to join a troupe of circus performers and learn about his hidden magical talents Along with his new partner, a magical Leopardess named Celestra, he re invents himself as The Leopard King, the most famous entertainer in all the Roman Empire But when Tullus friend and Circus Ringmaster, Paullus Gabinius, is killed, Tullus and Celestra find themselves immersed in political intrigue and up against Paullus killers Their struggle to avenge Paullus will also cause them to cross paths with corrupt Roman politicians, who know Paullus deadly secret which has the power to destroy the Roman Empire.

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    1. Digital copy provided by the author in exchange for an honest review Thank you, author I needed to sit down and let evrything sink because holy crap that was amazing I ve read historical fiction before and have a little knowledge on how Rome was at that time but Uner decribes it so beautifuly And by beautifuly I mean bloody, rough and cruel I felt like pointing that out.Alright so The Leopard Vanguard follows the story of our main character named Tullus Acilius Ulixes who one of Rome s Elite Pra [...]

    2. An electronic version of this novel was provided free of charge by the author in exchange for an honest review.Tullus Acilius Ulixes, senior Centurion of Rome s 3rd Legion, saves the life of Tribune Norbanus Forticus during battle As a reward Tullus is given a leadership position in elite Praetorian Guard, tasked with keeping the emperor himself safe Little does Tullus know that by accepting this position he ll find himself in the middle of a world of dangerous political intrigue, magic and betr [...]

    3. I kindly received a digital copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review DNFI don t think this book was bad, but I just wasn t able to get into it Everything was overly descriptive and the writing didn t pull me along in the story It was clearly very well researched and maybe I ll try picking it up again at a later date, but as of now it just wasn t something I was interested in The world felt very real but I couldn t get attached to any of the characters and I often found [...]

    4. UPDATE 10 7 14 A fully revised 2nd edition of The Leopard Vanguard is now available Readers were curious Was there anything wrong with the 1st edition of The Leopard Vanguard Not really I was still receiving positive reviews, but the constructive criticism brought to my attention by the public needed to be addressed I care about my readers and am dedicated to providing them my best work.I would like to thank all the people who ve read The Leopard Vanguard and offered helpful feedback Your dedica [...]

    5. Review copy kindly provided by author and GR friend T.A Uner This novel, the first in a series, is a blend of historical fiction and fantasy Set during the turbulent transition between Tiberius and Caligula, it follows the adventures of Tullus, who is disillusioned both in his army career and in love He retreats from both and has a chance meeting with Paullus, who introduces him to a group of wandering performers Soon Tullus forms an unusual bond with Celestra the Leopardess, an animal with extr [...]

    6. 2.75 stars The book was entertaining but couldn t get me excited.Copy provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.A stolen treasure that hides a secret valuable than gold itself, a recreated Roman Empire full of political intrigue where magic has been forbidden and almost forgotten, and a hero that will slowly unravel all the secrecy and mysteries.From the very start of the book, our protagonist, Senior Centurion of the Roman Legion Tullus, will be riding into battle, what is nothin [...]

    7. Ancient Roman history comes to life with a fantasy flavor as a mysterious cloaked hero steps from the circus ring into a cunning journey of revenge, retribution and so much Caligula is in power, wallowing in his debaucheries, spending the gold in the coffers of Rome Political ambition, black mail and greed are padding the coin purses of Rome s leaders Meanwhile, one of Rome s Elite Praetorian Guards wishes for , and being spurned by his wealthy love, setting out on a journey to find happiness a [...]

    8. I was given a digital copy of this book free from the author, T.A Uner in exchange for an honest review Thank you, author I didn t know what to expect from this book the moment I first had a glimpse on it But instantly I was captivated by its cover It looks nice and mysterious.This book talks about the main character Tullus Acilius Ulixes, a Praetorian guard that lives during the ancient Roman years who happened to defy the insatiable politics around him by leaving his work and leaving Rome at t [...]

    9. 3.5 stars I received I free copy from the author in exchange of an honest review I have always loved Roman history and this book was full of it A hidden treasure, magic , and historical setting This book had it all The book is written very nicely combining Roman history with fiction beautifully I have a little complain and that is that the antagonists seemed very weak compared to the protagonist Tullus They just didn t have that dangerous feel to them that a reader gets while reading and secondl [...]

    10. I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review 3.5 starsThis review will be posted soon on my blog as number 28 at bookbloggerz.weeblyTullus, a roman Centurion, and Decimus, a roman Optio, save Tribune Norbanus life after a bloody but victorious battle resulting in their promotion to the Praetorian Guard A couple months later, Tullus resigns because he wants to start a family with Eliana, a young noblewoman that he met at a party but when he asks her to run away [...]

    11. I was kindly provided a free copy of the book by the author in exchange for an honest review First things first, this book was not for me While I DID enjoy the book it only piqued my interest half way through when the real plot progression began Everything before that was REALLY hard to read mostly because it was overly descriptive and didn t have much dialogue Heaps of dialogue is a A for me.So as I was saying after the half way mark, things got better and I enjoyed where the author was taking [...]

    12. Thank you to the author, T.A Uner, for gifting me with a copy of The Leopard Vanguard in exchange for an honest review Now, I m not exactly an expert on Rome but from what I do know, this was a pretty darn accurate portrayal of Rome back in the day And from the dozens of research papers I ve written, I know how difficult it can be to make something completely historically accurate So for all historical writers, a round of applause So the review I ve always been a huge fan of historical fiction a [...]

    13. This book was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review 3.5 Stars I m having difficulty writing this review, I m not quite sure where to begin so I figure I will split it into the aspects I liked and those I had troubles with Our lives aren t filled with great riches but what we make is enough we have each other, and possess the greatest wealth one can ask for friendship Ok, so what I enjoyed about this book The first thing I took note of where the battle scenes, well written they [...]

    14. A Two Bald Mages Review T.A Uner has weaved a wonderful tale set in Ancient RomeWhat a splendid start, T.A Uner has weaved a wonderful tale set in Ancient Rome Tullus Acilius Ulixes is the main character of the story and see s him go from senior centurion of the 3rd legion to the Praetorian guard and then well unexpected turn of events well you ll have to read it to find out The story has love,loss and heart brake as well as a good amount of good old valour and companionship I for one could not [...]

    15. This is the first book in the saga of The Leopard King There isn t a cliff hanger at the end of this book So this book started out a little slow for me, however did pick up it This book is full of political intrigues with people seeking and trying to maintain their power at the beginning of Caligula s reign Mr Uner did a wonderful job in portraying Ancient Rome with everyday life for the common person, criminal organizations along with the upper class citizens There are several gory scenes, so r [...]

    16. Book Review originally published here iheartreading book touThe moment the synopsis of The Leopard Vanguard mentioned the Roman Empire and Caligula, I knew I had to read this one And it even has tons of Latin I took Latin classes at college, and I m a huge fan of the Roman Empire and the matching era, so of course I wanted to dive into the world of the Leopard King Saga It certainly didn t dissapoint.We re introduced to Tullus, a Roman Centurion has only recently been promoted to be a member of [...]

    17. 3.5 stars I received a free e book from the author in exchange for an honest review Thank you This book was so difficult to rate because while I enjoyed every second of it I had a lot of problems with it Honestly, even though I did have some problems with it I never wanted it to end so if I were to rate this book on pure enjoyment then it would be a 5 star The author did an amazing job of describing the action scenes There was just enough details to make it interesting but not too many details t [...]

    18. I received this book for free from author for an honest review.I wasn t sure what to expect with The Leopard King I knew it took place in Ancient Rome which was a brutal and harsh time to live Some of the scenes were pretty detailed and gory but believable From the beginning I was truly hoping the Tribune would get some kind of punishment for his acts This book was good for me not only bc it had some pretty accurate historical facts, which I m an ancient history buff, but it also had just the ri [...]

    19. Digital copy provided by the author in exchange for an honest review Reading this book was mesmerizing, like setting things aside, putting on gladiators, an armlet, letting my hair loose and snatching the curtain off the rack to drape it around me and go on a journey into a different era, an ancient Rome where a mighty soldier, Tullus was making his way.First of, there are some books in which you are an spectator, and some where you are present and you live through it I lived this.The writing wa [...]

    20. Roman adventure with a different brand of mysticism, as of now what drew me to this novel is when in Rome, just read, be decadent and lots of gratuitous S E X, even with the third reason omitted, who doesn t love the Romans one of the most respected culture, the best in warfare legionnaires , hope I m spelling it correctly, brilliant minds horrendous killers.what else Oh the story my ramblings is the story.Honestly I am having second thoughts to this series, it lacks somethinguuuummm maybe I nee [...]

    21. I m a big fan of Roman History, and when you combine fantasy elements in I m even interested Uner s writing style is smooth and he made the settings come alive with just the right amounts of details Although the story starts off slow, it does remain engaging enough to keep the reader s interest There were scenes in the book that I felt slowed the pacing of the book and took focus off the protagonist and the plot I also wished the fantasy aspects were developed in book one The characters are we [...]

    22. The Leopard Vanguard by T.A Uner is a step back into the Roman Empire with political intrigue, romance, a few twists along the way I would say it s a pretty good epic adventure if you re looking for something along that line It starts out a little slow in the beginning but sucks you after a few chapters This isn t normally my type of read, but it kept my interest long enough to finish the story, so for that I praise T.A s writing skills This book was given to me by the author in exchange for an [...]

    23. In my opinion, this book is an awesome blend of corruption and greed, treachery and espionage, a quest for vengeance, battle for power, romance, with a bit of magic, all in the always fascinating setting of the Roman Empire.I especially loved how the story was incorporated into the early period of Caligula s reign, as well as the characters and the twists, making it impossible to not be engrossed from start to finish.

    24. The author offered me a copy of his story in exchange for a review, being a book whore I said OF COURSE It took me a while, but apparently Mr Uner knows what floats my boat, this is a great fantasy historical fiction tale, if you haven t read it and thats your thing, give the man your money, its worth your time.

    25. I received a free copy of this book from the author in exchange of a review I love Roman history so i really loved this book the mix between romance ,fantasy and history was very exciting.I enjoied reading it , loved the characters Tullus ,Anna and Eliana and of course Celestra thank you T.A Uner.

    26. I was given this book by the author for free under the grounds that they d receive an honest review upon my completing it There is a distinct relationship between time and history History is the passage of time before the present Time is the medium that history uses until it reaches the present Of course, there are people that would argue that history is a process, and time is a completely different dimension Ignore them They don t matter, right now Now, historians, as a society, do not know wha [...]

    27. Je t jednou d kuji autorovi za e book Hned na za tek se mus m p iznat, e nr historick fantasy nijak zvl nevyhled v m Av ak mus m ct, p ni, tahle kn ka byla v n dobr.B hem prvn ch p r stran se sezn m me s hlavn m hrdinou Tullusem, kter se z astnil mnoha krvav ch bitev Za sv hrdinsk iny a pomoc Norbanusovi byl pov en Spole n se sv m p telem Decimusem cestuje do ma, kde je sv dkem korupce, boj o moc a snah z skat tr n Mimo to se zamiluje do Eliany dcery sen tora, av ak l ska netrv v n Zhrzen Tullus [...]

    28. T.A Uner gave me a free e copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review What follows is my thoughts, unswayed by the fact that I was given a book for free Seriously, I ve read over a dozen books from for free, and their reviews are as honest as any other review I write So here I sit after just finishing Uner s debut novel Not that I would ve known that by reading it Uner is as strong with his descriptions and his dialogue as many seasoned authors Granted, the book has received revisions si [...]

    29. I was provided a digital copy of this book by the author in exchange for an honest, unbiased review.Actual rating 4.5 starsI was blown away by how much I loved this book This is the perfect fantasy book for all readers, and shows that Mr Uner is one to watch I wasn t sure what to expect with this novel, but I knew two things First, the cover was gorgeous and extremely intriguing And second, it featured ancient Rome, magic, and a circus troupe You can t beat that kind of combination This novel is [...]

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