A Coign of Vantage (The Occho Saturninus Mysteries Book 1) by Nurmi Husa PDF

By Nurmi Husa

a gorgeous younger lady without warning vanishes with no hint. may the rotting corpse found within the Tiber, dangling by way of a size flame-colored silk, be hers? Her distraught fiancé Titus is wanting to study the reality. Trusty Saturninus, slave to Titus' uncle Occho, is dispatched to sleuth out her destiny regardless of the associated fee.

Along the best way Saturninus works via an enthralling forged 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 put out of your mind Sulpicia Pisistrata, a cauponista with a tremendous center 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 shiny aspect historic Rome from the time of Caesar Hadrian (128 C.E.).

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