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House of the Vestals: Investigations of Gordianus the Finder

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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.

Synopsis:

The first of Saylor's short story collections featuring Gordianus the Finder

Synopsis:

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

Foreword

DEATH WEARS A MASK

THE TALE OF THE TREASURE HOUSE

A WILL IS A WAY

THE LEMURES

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

Historical Notes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312154448
Subtitle:
The Investigations of Gordianus the Finder
Author:
Saylor, Steven W.
Publisher:
St. Martin's Paperbacks
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Rome
Subject:
Rome History Republic, 265-30 B.C. Fiction.
Subject:
Gordianus the Finder
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Short Stories
Subject:
Mystery & Detective/Collections & Anthologies
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Novels of Ancient Rome
Series Volume:
No. 6 of 15
Publication Date:
19980815
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.23 x 6.37 x 0.66 in

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The first of Saylor's short story collections featuring Gordianus the Finder
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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.

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