'Word is spreading about Caroline Lawrence's Roman Mysteries set in ancient Italy.' -- The Sunday Times
'Word of mouth recommendations...have made Caroline Lawrence's Roman Mysteries into one of the success stories of the year.' -- The Sunday Times, 1 December 2002
'[The Roman Mysteries] is one of the success stories of the year... -- The Sunday Times
...an extremely palatable and accurate introduction to ancient Rome. -- The Spectator, 14 Dec 2002
From the Back Cover
Mystery and adventure for four young detectives in Ancient Roman times . . .
A visitor from the past arrives to see Jonathan's father. Next day, the visitor is gone - and so is Jonathan. Flavia Gemina, Nubia and Lupus are determined to find their friend, but their search takes them to the Golden House of Nero where a deadly assassin is at work.
Can the young detectives find Jonathan and cheat death itself?
ISBN: 978 1 84255 023 6
Cover artwork: XXX--This text refers to the Paperback edition.