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The Legatus Mystery

by Rosemary Rowe

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Reunited at last with his long-lost wife, Libertus returns to Glevum. But his new-found happiness is rudely interrupted by the news that a visiting Roman ambassador has been murdered in the temple of the Imperial cult. Events take a bizarre and chilling turn when the body disappears, and a superstitious terror grips the town when unearthly wails are heard coming from the temple, and bloodstains begin to appear as if from nowhere.… (more)
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She has quite a comfortable feel for Roman society, and the humor and irony she iterjects is well worth the read- if nothing else. Having said that, the mysteries are also fun- if murder can be called that- I'm not so sure, but she does paint a very lively inhabitate society and she does it well. I'll keep reading just to see how far Libertus rises in Roman society - unwillingly as he might be. ( )
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Reunited at last with his long-lost wife, Libertus returns to Glevum. But his new-found happiness is rudely interrupted by the news that a visiting Roman ambassador has been murdered in the temple of the Imperial cult. Events take a bizarre and chilling turn when the body disappears, and a superstitious terror grips the town when unearthly wails are heard coming from the temple, and bloodstains begin to appear as if from nowhere.

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