When she doesn’t have her nose buried in a dusty old history tome, JP Kenwood relishes reading and writing plot-packed erotic m/m fiction with strong romantic elements sprinkled with humor and angst. Her alternate history series, Dominus, features an ensemble of memorable characters—masters and slaves, senators and soldiers, lawyers and freedmen, wives and whores—who live, laugh, and lust during the Golden Age of imperial Rome. Dominus is an m/m alternative history fantasy series set in ancient Rome during the reign of the Emperor Trajan (AD 98-117). What if Trajan had been the custodian of two boys instead of only one? What if Hadrian had been privy to secrets that could damage the political authority of his older and more successful fellow imperial ward, Gaius Fabius? What if a Roman general had fallen in love with his captive Dacian slave? Could a powerful Roman aristocrat of noble ancestry have been deliberately erased from history?
The second book of this series, Games of Rome, follows our auburn-haired protagonist, Gaius Fabius, and his Dacian captive turned pleasure slave, Allerix, as they struggle to overcome heartache and hatred while searching for justice, vengeance, and love. Received Second Place in the 2016 Rainbow Awards for Gay Historical.
Blood Before Wine (Dominus Book 3) was released in late January, 2019! Received an Honorable Mention in the 2019 Rainbow Awards for Gay Historical.
The incredible audiobook of Dominus (Book 1), narrated by Hannibal Hills and Nick J. Russo, was released in January of 2020.
Her fiction works to date include Dominus (2014), “Bashir,” in the Kickass Anthology (2014), and Games of Rome (2015). She adores writing short stories set in the Dominus universe; February and December: Dominus Calendar Series I (2016) is now available on Amazon.
JP spends most days writing fiction and non-fiction, researching historical curiosities, traveling the world, cooking gourmet fare for her handsome husband, and relaxing with a good glass of wine, or two.
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Data Protection & Privacy Policies
Who I am
My name is JP Kenwood. I manage this website, including acting as Data Protection Officer for them. You can contact me at any time via my email address firstname.lastname@example.org
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Data collection: visitor statistics
The IP address is collected for all visitors to the sites, as part of maintaining overall visitor / site traffic statistics. See below for how this information is used.
Data collection: comment forms
The websites include comment forms on all posts and pages, which you can use to contact me or to participate in discussion, if you choose. The following personal data is collected via the comment forms:
Your name as given by you (e.g. your real name, nickname, pseudonym, tag, first name only, as you wish).
Your email address.
Your current IP address.
Your website address, if you provide it.
Other visitors to the website will only see your name and your comment. If you provide a website address, it will be linked to your name so that people can visit your site if they wish.
I will never ask you to provide any other personal data. However, if you choose to do so via your comment text, that data will also be covered by this policy.
Data collection: other forms
From time to time, similar data may be collected via forms for giveaways, event pre-orders, opinion polls, and so on. I will always explain what the data is being collected for, and never ask for more data than is necessary for the purpose.
Each form includes an opt-in checkbox.
You are also confirming that either you are at least 16 years of age or that you have parental consent for opting-in.
You will not be able to post a comment without selecting this checkbox.
Purpose of the data collection
Your name and email address enable notifications to be sent to you of any replies to your comment. Your name also helps organize and personalize any comment threads.
Your IP address helps us automatically filter out spam comments. On average, I receive over 100 spam comments for every legitimate comment, so it would take up far too many hours in the day if done manually.
Your IP address also feeds into the site visitor statistics. I only view this data in the aggregate, but it is useful to know, for example, what proportion of visitors come from which countries. The IP address also helps me eliminate statistical data associated with bots rather than real people.
Your website address is only used to create a link to your site from your comment, as a courtesy.
The data collected via the websites is stored securely via the web-host (currently WordPress) and an Excel spreadsheet only accessed via a password-protected user account. This stored data is never downloaded without password protection.
Comment notifications are received by the site owner via email, and are stored locally on password-protected laptops.
I currently do not have a newsletter. All information about upcoming books, sales, and other announcements are made as blog posts on https://jpkenwood.com. Should I decide in the future to create a newsletter, the following applies:
You can subscribe to a future newsletter, if you choose. Subscription forms will be included in the sidebars of my blog, or you can ask me to subscribe you directly. The following personal data is collected:
Your email address.
Your first and last names, if you provide either or both (e.g. your real name, nickname, pseudonym, tag, first name only, as you wish).
Your current IP address.