Age Level: 12 and up Fifteen-year-old Anna Moore is whisked back in time through the forces of a mysterious mirror to the first century AD during the Roman Empire. The year is AD 79 and Anna finds herself in Pompeii just days before the deadly volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius. As forces conspire against her, she struggles to escape the catastrophe that threatens the lives of thousands. Set within historical events that rocked the ancient world, The Gilded Mirror: Vesuvius Rising, is a dramatic reenactment of the lavish seaside town of Pompeii in all its glory, and the terrible fate that befell it. It is a tale of danger, courage and survival that brings the past to life. ...