Caveat Emptor

Caveat Emptor

A Novel of the Roman Empire

Book - 2012
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McMillan Palgrave

In her fourth novel, Ruth Downie brings to life the corruption and treachery of Roman-occupied Britain, as it closes in on her winsome leading man. Gaius Petreius Ruso and his new wife Tilla have moved to the town of Verulamium, where a tax man named Julius Asper has gone missing, along with a lot of money. As the investigation deepens, and despite our hero's best efforts to get himself fired, he and his bride find themselves trapped at the heart of an increasingly treacherous conspiracy involving theft, forgery, buried treasure, and the legacy of Boudica, the rebel queen.

Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2012, c2011
ISBN: 9781608197071
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY DOW
Characteristics: 338 p. :,map ;,21 cm.


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