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  • The Seven Wondersby Steven Saylor

    St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 11.89

    The year is 92 B.C. Gordianus has just turned eighteen and is about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime: a far-flung journey to see the Seven Wonders of the World. Gordianus is not yet called "the Finder"—but at each of the Seven Wonders, the wide-eyed young Roman encounters a mystery to challenge the powers of deduction. Accompanying Gordianus... more...

  • Raiders of the Nileby Steven Saylor

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 11.89

    In Egypt during the late Roman Republic, the young Gordianus finds himself involved in a raid to steal the golden Sarcophagus of Alexander the Great more...

  • Arms of Nemesisby Steven Saylor

    St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 6.79

    The hideously disfigured body was found in the atrium. The only clues are a blood-soaked cloak, and, carved into the stone at the corpse's feet, the word Sparta . The murdered man was the overseer of Marcus Crassus's estate, apparently killed by two runaway slaves bent on joining Spartacus's revolt. In response to the murder, the wealthy, powerful... more...

  • A Gladiator Dies Only Onceby Steven Saylor

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 6.79

    Second compilation of short pieces featuring Gordianus the Finder, filling in the gaps between the novels Roman Blood and Catilina's Riddle. more...

  • A Murder on the Appian Wayby Steven Saylor

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 6.79

    Torchlight flickers on the elegant marble walls. The sound of a mob echoes in the street. The year is 52 B.C. and the naked body of Publius Clodius is about to be carried through the teaming streets of Rome. Clodius, a rich man turned rabble-rouser, was slain on the most splendid road in the world, the Appian Way. Now Clodius's rival, Milo, is... more...

  • A Mist of Propheciesby Steven Saylor

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 6.79

    During the Roman Civil War, as the forces of Pompey and Julius Caesar fight a series of battles in the provinces over control of the Republic, Rome itself is a hotbed of intrigue as those left behind wait for word. In this tentative and treacherous environment, a beautiful young seeress is murdered in the marketplace. Possibly mad and claiming no... more...

  • Romaby Steven Saylor

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 13.99

    Spanning a thousand years, and following the shifting fortunes of two families though the ages, this is the epic saga of Rome, the city and its people. Weaving history, legend, and new archaeological discoveries into a spellbinding narrative, critically acclaimed novelist Steven Saylor gives new life to the drama of the city's first thousand... more...

  • Catilina's Riddleby Steven Saylor

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 6.79

    "Saylor rivals Robert Graves in his knack for making the classical world come alive." --(ortland) Oregonian "Engrossing...Ironic and satisfying." -- San Francisco Chronicle The third in Saylor's Roma Sub Rosa novels featuring Gordianus the Finder. Gordianus, disillusioned by the corruption of Rome circa 63 B.C., has fled the city with his... more...

  • The Venus Throwby Steven Saylor

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 6.79

    The fourth novel in Saylor's critically acclaimed Roma Sub Rosa series, featuring Gordianus the Finder. more...

  • Roman Bloodby Steven Saylor

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 13.29

    In the unseasonable heat of a spring morning in 80 B.C., Gordianus the Finder is summoned to the house of Cicero, a young advocate staking his reputation on a case involving the savage murder of the wealthy, sybaritic Sextus Roscius. Charged with the murder is Sextus's son, greed being the apparent motive. The punishment, rooted deep in Roman tradition,... more...