Published on: 01/03/2012
A perfect blend of mystery and history from the bestselling author of Roma and Empire. The fifth in the Gordianus series by Simon Saylor.
Steven Saylor’s historical mysteries set in ancient Rome and featuring investigator Gordianus the Finder enjoy a widespread following in America. Robinson is publishing the whole series – five novels to date – in the UK. Following the success of Roman Blood and Arms of Nemesis, A Murder on the Appian Way is the latest novel in the series to be published in Britain in paperback format. Vivid historical fact, a completely believable world and keen plotting are the hallmarks of Saylor’s novels. In A Murder on the Appian Way Gordianus the Finder – the large, eccentric, philosophical investigator whose famed skills and integrity have made him much sought after in Rome – is charged by Pompey the Great with discovering what really happened to the high-born populist politician Publius Clodius whose sinister disappearance has set Rome aflame with riots and arson.
Steven Saylor writes murder mysteries and is best known for his Roma sub Rosa series set in Ancient Rome and featuring Gordianus the Finder. Steven has been a newspaper and magazine editor, and a literary agent. Steven was born in Texas in 1956 and graduated with high honors from the University of Texas at Austin, […]