By Nurmi Husa
Along the way in which Saturninus works via an enthralling solid of characters - from Caesar himself and his lover Antinoös to various eccentric excessive clergymen, robust senators and their playboy sons, right down to an unforgettable pair of vicious Mauretanian thugs and a fierce little yappy puppy - to not omit Sulpicia Pisistrata, a cauponista with a major middle and a powerful correct hook. Meet Rome in all its ghastly beauty and luxurious ghastliness.
A COIGN OF VANTAGE is the 1st in a thrilling new sequence of old homicide mysteries (with a funny bent) shooting in wealthy and vibrant aspect historical Rome from the time of Caesar Hadrian (128 C.E.).
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