By Jane Finnis
In past due December ninety five advert, Roman settlers in Britannia are getting ready to have a good time Saturnalia. Innkeeper Aurelia Marcella's plans for a relaxed vacation are shattered while her brother brings undesirable information. An enemy in Rome is attempting to break her kin by means of spreading rumours that they're plotting opposed to Caesar. Her brother has misplaced his task as a central authority investigator, the mansio is menaced by means of a gang of local criminals, and while a celebration of wealthy, tough tourists arrive to stick, their quarrels and violence spill over into Aurelia's loved ones. Then the Saturnalia ceremonial dinner, spotlight of the competition, culminates in tragic loss of life. Aurelia's sister Albia is likely one of the leader suspects.
This moment ebook within the sequence takes Aurelia from the quiet nation-state to the busy new garrison city of York the place she needs to deal with traitors and crooks, and face own probability to guard her sister and support her brother. If she fails, her kin will lose not only their mansio, yet their lives
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