By Nurmi Husa

a stunning younger lady without notice vanishes and not using a hint. may the rotting corpse came upon within the Tiber, dangling via a size flame-colored silk, be hers? Her distraught fiancé Titus is wanting to examine the reality. Trusty Saturninus, slave to Titus' uncle Occho, is dispatched to sleuth out her destiny irrespective of the fee.

Along the best way Saturninus works via a charming solid of characters - from Caesar himself and his lover Antinoös to various eccentric excessive clergymen, strong senators and their playboy sons, down to an unforgettable pair of vicious Mauretanian thugs and a fierce little yappy puppy - to not put out of your mind Sulpicia Pisistrata, a cauponista with an important middle and a powerful correct hook. Meet Rome in all its ghastly attractiveness and opulent ghastliness.

A COIGN OF VANTAGE is the 1st in a thrilling new sequence of historic homicide mysteries (with a funny bent) shooting in wealthy and bright aspect historic Rome from the time of Caesar Hadrian (128 C.E.).

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