Rome, AD108. What, or who is the mysterious Satyr

of Capri? Rare statue, man, or monster? Why do danger and death stalk all who are connected with the elusive secret?

New friends and lovers Quintus and Rufio are unwittingly embroiled in the quest for the truth. From the mansions of the rich to the teeming underbelly of the world’s mightiest city, braving the violence and tasting the sensuous pleasures thrown at them, the boys risk all to unravel the secret of the Satyr.

Plunge into the world of imperial Rome—debauchery and cruelty, envy and greed, grisly legends and disaster beneath the cliffs of Capri, undercover deals and urban gang warfare—for a rollercoaster ride bursting with sex and action.

Strait-laced patrician Quintus’s lofty worldview falls to Rufio’s carefree lifestyle, while Rufio revels in the dangerous, bloody adventure. Will their burgeoning relationship survive the inescapable lure of the Satyr of Capri?

Find out in this hot, illustrated sequel to Deadly Circus of Desire.


288 pages, illustrated, paperback and eBook

Published July 2015


Well, I have to say that I think I hate Zack! Seriously. I am so annoyed that this book was so much damn fun and so infuriatingly entertaining. So entertaining in fact that it was down right exhausting to read. I mean, this is pulpy erotica right? Who does this enormous amount of research for a trashy erotic pulp novel about Imperial Rome? Zack does! And that makes this novel into a real treasure. There is a mystery that is so compelling it should be in some dark, hard-boiled crime thriller.

Rick Russell


I love Rufio and Quintus. These guys are in my new favorite Zack novels the series Boys of Imperial Rome including Satyr of Capri. Wild red head Rufio is sex crazed and does every slave boy in the local house of ill repute. But he doesn't limit himself to prostitutes, he screws everyone from the Emperor to the boy next door. Every once in a while he makes wild crazy love to his partner Quintus because they are so deeply in love—it's lifelong, committed love that will bring tears to the reader's eyes it's so tender of course it's an open relationship so they are so busy screwing every boy they see they hardly have time for each other :).



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