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  • 05 The Dolphins of Laurentumby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 12.68

    It's October AD 79. The arrival of a ragged man at the Geminus household sets in motion a series of events which take Flavia and her three friends to an opulent villa by the sea at Laurentum, a few miles south of Ostia. Just off the coast is a sunken wreck full of treasure which could be the answer to all their problems. But someone else is after... more...

  • 16 The Prophet from Ephesusby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 12.68

    It's August, AD 81. Presumed dead by their families but wanted by unknown authorities, Flavia and her friends feel very far from home. When news of more kidnappings reach them, and they discover that one of Miriam's twins is among the missing, the four detectives set out for Halicarnassus to help. Here they find the countryside is full of prophets... more...

  • 02 The Secrets of Vesuviusby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 12.68

    It's the summer of AD 79 and Flavia Gemina and her friends, Jonathan, Nubia and Lupus, set sail for the Bay of Naples where they are going to stay with Flavia's uncle near Pompeii. Once they arrive, they are soon absorbed in a quest to solve a riddle that may lead to treasure. But then tragedy strikes: Mount Vesuvius erupts and the friends must flee... more...

  • 10 The Fugitive from Corinthby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 12.68

    Mystery and adventure for four young detectives in Ancient Roman times.. It seems that Flavia's tutor, Aristo, has committed a terrible crime - attempting to murder Flavia's own father. When Aristo escapes, Flavia and her friends give chase, but they aren't the only ones on Aristo's trail. Who else is after the young tutor? And what made him... more...

  • 13 The Slave-girl from Jerusalemby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 12.68

    This exciting adventure gives fascinating insight into the workings of the Roman legal system in a page-turning court room drama. As always, Caroline Lawrence springs new surprises for all the characters and provides motives, means and opportunity for one determined felon. And, as ever, it's up to the four young detectives to crack the case . . . more...

  • The Foreshadowingby Marcus Sedgwick

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 12.68

    It is 1915. Seventeen-year-old Sasha Fox is the privileged only daughter of a respected doctor living in the wealthy seaside town of Brighton. But her brothers, Edgar and Tom, have gone to war and Sasha has a terrible gift. She can see the future. Her premonitions show her untold horrors on the battlefields of the Somme, and worse still, what will... more...

  • 12 The Charioteer of Delphiby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 12.68

    September AD 80. Flavia and her friends go to Rome to celebrate the Festival of Jupiter at Senator Cornix's town house. When a famous racehorse goes missing, Nubia sets out to recover it. The four friends find themselves caught up in a plot against one of the rival factions, the Greens. Who is trying to sabotage the charioteers? Could it be an inside... more...

  • 14 The Beggar of Volubilisby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 12.68

    Flavia and her friends are on a quest for the Emperor Titus - to steal a valuable gemstone known as 'Nero's Eye'. The Delphic Oracle prophesied that whoever owns the gem will rule Rome - so Titus is determined to claim it for himself. Their travels take them across the Roman province of Mauretania, from Sabratha (in modern Libya) to Volubilis (Morocco).... more...

  • Trimalchio's Feast and other mini-mysteriesby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 12.68

    Between writing her bestselling novels, Caroline Lawrence has penned several short stories, covering incidents alluded to in the novels, but not dramatised at length. This book brings together mini-mysteries to provide even more coverage of events in the lives of our four detectives during the dangerous, exciting reign of Emperor Titus. Each of these... more...

  • The Silver Bladeby Sally Gardner

    Hachette Children's Group 2009; US$ 13.38

    With Sido safely in England and the Terror at it's height, Yann returns to France to smuggle out aristocratic refugees who will otherwise face the guillotine. But when Sido is kidnapped, he must use all his strength and courage to outwit the evil Count Kalliovski, and rescue her for a second time. Set against a vivid historical background,... more...