Steven Saylor Roman Blood

ISBN 13: 9781441712943

Roman Blood

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"Remarkable...Takes the reader deep into the political, legal and family arenas of Ancient Rome, providing a stirring blend of history and mystery, well seasoned with conspiracy, passion and intrigue."
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One unseasonably warm spring morning in 80 B.C., Gordianus the Finder is summoned to investigate a murder. Sextus Roscius is accused of killing his own father. This, in a society rife with deceit, betrayal, and conspiracy, where neither citizen nor slave can be trusted to speak the truth. But even Gordianus is not prepared for the spectacularly dangerous fireworks that will attend the resolution of this ugly, delicate case....

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"Gripping...a combination of Hitchcock-style suspense and vivid historical detail." - "Pittsburgh-Post-Gazette" on "Roman Blood" "Gordinaus has wisdom and prudence; Saylor has intelligence, wit, and insight. Saylor has aquired the information of a historian but he enjoys the gifts of a born novelist." - "The Boston Globe" on "A Murder on the Appian Way"" ""Engrossing...contains all the elements that an entertaining mystery and also provides a view of life in ancient Rome. Highly recommended." - "Booklist" on "Roman Blood"

“Gripping...a combination of Hitchcock-style suspense and vivid historical detail.” – "Pittsburgh-Post-Gazette" on "Roman Blood"

 

“Gordinaus has wisdom and prudence; Saylor has intelligence, wit, and insight.  Saylor has aquired the information of a historian but he enjoys the gifts of a born novelist.” – "The Boston Globe" on "A Murder on the Appian Way"

" "“Engrossing...contains all the elements that an entertaining mystery and also provides a view of life in ancient Rome. Highly recommended.” – "Booklist" on "Roman Blood"

"Gripping...a combination of Hitchcock-style suspense and vivid historical detail." - "Pittsburgh-Post-Gazette" on "Roman Blood"

"Gordinaus has wisdom and prudence; Saylor has intelligence, wit, and insight. Saylor has aquired the information of a historian but he enjoys the gifts of a born novelist." - "The Boston Globe" on "A Murder on the Appian Way"

" ""Engrossing...contains all the elements that an entertaining mystery and also provides a view of life in ancient Rome. Highly recommended." - "Booklist" on "Roman Blood"

Gripping a combination of Hitchcock-style suspense and vivid historical detail. "Pittsburgh-Post-Gazette on Roman Blood"

Gordinaus has wisdom and prudence; Saylor has intelligence, wit, and insight. Saylor has aquired the information of a historian but he enjoys the gifts of a born novelist. "The Boston Globe on A Murder on the Appian Way"

Engrossing contains all the elements that an entertaining mystery and also provides a view of life in ancient Rome. Highly recommended. "Booklist on Roman Blood""

Gripping a combination of Hitchcock-style suspense and vivid historical detail. Pittsburgh-Post-Gazette on Roman Blood

Gordinaus has wisdom and prudence; Saylor has intelligence, wit, and insight. Saylor has aquired the information of a historian but he enjoys the gifts of a born novelist. The Boston Globe on A Murder on the Appian Way

Engrossing contains all the elements that an entertaining mystery and also provides a view of life in ancient Rome. Highly recommended. Booklist on Roman Blood

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"Gripping...a combination of Hitchcock-style suspense and vivid historical detail." --Pittsburgh-Post-Gazette on Roman Blood

"Gordinaus has wisdom and prudence; Saylor has intelligence, wit, and insight. Saylor has aquired the information of a historian but he enjoys the gifts of a born novelist." --The Boston Globe on A Murder on the Appian Way

"Engrossing...contains all the elements that an entertaining mystery and also provides a view of life in ancient Rome. Highly recommended." --Booklist on Roman Blood

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The highly regarded first book in Steven Saylor's Gordianus series which is being reissued with brand new covers to tie-in with the highly successful look of Roma and Empire.

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