By Steven Saylor
Torchlight glints at the based marble partitions. The sound of a mob echoes on the street. The 12 months is fifty two B.C. and the bare physique of Publius Clodius is ready to be carried in the course of the teaming streets of Rome. Clodius, a wealthy guy became rabble-rouser, was once slain at the such a lot excellent street on this planet, the Appian method. Now Clodius's rival, Milo, is being specified for revenge and town teeters at the verge of chaos.
An explosive trial will characteristic the easiest oration of Cicero and Marc Antony, whereas Gordianus the Finder has been charged by means of Pompey the good himself to seem additional into the homicide. With the Senate residence already in ashes, and his personal lifestyles greatly at risk, Gordianus needs to go back to a desrted stretch of the Appian approach - to discover the fact that can keep a urban inebriated on strength, lease via worry, and full of the insanity and glory of Rome.
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A Murder on the Appian Way: A Novel of Ancient Rome (The Roma Sub Rosa series Book 5) by Steven Saylor