I was thrilled with Semper Fidelis
(which I highly recommend to any fan of mysteries or historical novels). (Nancy Pearl
I had trouble putting it down at night . . . . Highly recommended. (Historical Novels Review
This latest installment in the best-selling series will delight readers of history, mystery, and popular fiction. (Library Journal
Downie injects a modern who-done-it twist into the imperial action. (Kirkus Reviews
The fifth book featuring Gaius Petreius Ruso finds him investigating a rash of mysterious deaths in the days leading up to the charismatic Emperor Hadrian's long-awaited visit to Britannia.