By Steven Saylor
Splendidly unique secret tales set on the earth of the acclaimed ROMA SUB ROSA sequence. it's the Rome of the past due Republic, and Gordianus the Finder has a knack for locating difficulty - and lifeless our bodies. identified to many because the one guy within the old international who can either maintain a mystery and discover one, Gordianus lays naked a few of his so much interesting adventures during this new quantity in Steven Saylor's hugely acclaimed secret sequence. In 'Little Caesar and the Pirates', Gordianus needs to act as a go-between for kidnappers, yet he starts to ask yourself who's rather being held hostage; in 'The Alexandrian Cat', a mischievous woman and a tell-tale sneeze exhibit an creative plot of homicide and thievery; and in 'The apartment of the Vestals', blackmail is going horribly flawed and there's no one to take the blame. the result's an engrossing number of finely wrought secret stories with the entire suspense and craft which are the trademark of Saylor's paintings.