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Catilina’s Riddle

Steven Saylor

Series: Gordianus

Published on: 24/03/2011

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A perfect blend of mystery and history from the bestselling author of Roma and Empire. The third in the Gordianus series by Simon Saylor.

The year is 63BC, and Gordianus the Finder unexpectedly achieves the dream of every Roman – a farm in the Etruscan countryside. Vowinig to leave behind the corruption and intrigue of Rome, he abandons the city, taking his family with him.Gordianus’ longtime patron, Cicero, has also achieved the dram of his lifetime – a much coveted consulship, Rome’s highest elected office. Urgently, he requests a favour of Gordianus: his help in keeping watch on a radical populist senator, Catilina, suspected of conspiring against the state. Against his will, Gordianus finds himself drawn deeper and deeper into a web of deceit, intrigute and murder.



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About the author:

Steven Saylor

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, […]


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