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Murder in the Forum
(ISBN: 0-7472-6103-2)

Author(s): Rowe, Rosemary Pages:
Publisher: Headline Date of Publication: 2001
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Rom Brit Period: 186 AD (Code: 8b1)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: y First Person:
Subject: " When Perennis Felix, favorite of the Emperor and would-be enemy of all, heralds his arrival in Glevum with the arbitrary execution of a slave, there are few who dare question his actions. Indeed a feast in his honour is approved in the cause of self-preservation. Libertus, and his patron Marcus Septimus are among the reluctant at the celebration. But the festivities come to a sudden end when Felix appears to choke on a nut and dies in front of a stunned gathering. And soon the ever-vigilant Libertus notices the disappearance of at least two guests - one of whom he has good reason to suspect is not all he seems to be. Is it possible that behind Felix's death lies a much more sinister explanation..?" (pub blurb)
Unique Qualities: A Libertus Mystery of Roman Britain. 3rd in the series.

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