Mystery of the Roman Ransom

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2002 Pages: 240 Publisher: Sandpiper [intro] In these two delightful history-mysteries seven boys in Ancient Rome solve strange crimes ... thanks to some help from their cranky teacher a little bit of logic. and a lot of amusing misadventure. It seems the boys can get nothing right: Their teacher's fiftieth birthday is long past (they should have done their math homework); the servant they bought as a present for his birthday isn't just your run-of-the-mill Gaul slave but a courier running for his life; and. to top it all off. the message he's carrying requests the assassination of a Roman senator-the father of one of the boys. The purchase of a slave for their teacher leads a group of schoolboys in ancient Rome into a dangerous intrigue.

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[intro] In these two delightful history-mysteries, seven boys in Ancient Rome solve strange crimes . . . thanks to some help from their cranky teacher, a little bit of logic, and a lot of amusing misadventure.
It seems the boys can get nothing right: Their teacher's fiftieth birthday is "long "past (they should have done their math homework); the servant they bought as a present for his birthday isn't just your run-of-the-mill Gaul slave but a courier running for his life; and, to top it all off, the message he's carrying requests the assassination of a Roman senator--the father of one of the boys.

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"For those of you who enjoyed the delightful and witty "Detectives in Togas" those seven irrepressible young detectives are back again. . . . Glorious fun abounds on each page, making this a most welcome sequel indeed."--"Publishers Weekly"

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