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House of the Vestals: Investigations of Gordianus the Finderby Steven Saylor
Synopses & Reviews
It is Ancient Rome, and Gordianus the Finder has a knack for finding trouble. Known to many as the one man in the ancient world who can both keep a secret and uncover one, Gordianus lays bare some of his most intriguing and compelling adventures.
The House of the Vestals collects nine of the award-winning stories of Gordianus the Finder by critically acclaimed, bestselling author Steven Saylor. Filling in some of the gaps between novels, this delightful collection of unique and unforgetable mysteries is Saylor at his finest - revealing the intrigues in the secret history of Rome.
The first of Saylor's short story collections featuring Gordianus the Finder
It is Ancient Rome, and Gordianus the Finder has a knack for finding trouble. Stalking about the city's twisting trails looking for clues and finding bodies, Gordianus has had his share of misadventure with nobles and slaves alike. Known to many as the one man in the ancient world who can both keep a secret and uncover one, Gordianus has stories to tell.
About the Author
Steven Saylor is the author of ten novels and two story collections in the Roma Sub Rosa, set in ancient Rome and featuring Gordianus the Finder as well as the New York Times bestseller, Roma. He has appeared as an on-air expert in documentaries on Ancient Rome aired on The History Channel. He divides his time between Berkeley, California and Austin, Texas.
Table of Contents
DEATH WEARS A MASK
THE TALE OF THE TREASURE HOUSE
A WILL IS A WAY
LITTLE CAESAR AND THE PIRATES
THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE SATURNALIA SILVER
KING BEE AND HONEY
THE ALEXANDRIAN CAT
THE HOUSE OF THE VESTALS
The Life and Times of Gordianus the Finder: A Partial Chronology
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