By Nurmi Husa
Along the way in which Saturninus works via a charming forged of characters - from Caesar himself and his lover Antinoös to various eccentric excessive clergymen, strong senators and their playboy sons, right down to an unforgettable pair of vicious Mauretanian thugs and a fierce little yappy puppy - to not overlook Sulpicia Pisistrata, a cauponista with a huge center and a powerful correct hook. Meet Rome in all its ghastly beauty and opulent ghastliness.
A COIGN OF VANTAGE is the 1st in a thrilling new sequence of old homicide mysteries (with a funny bent) taking pictures in wealthy and vibrant element historical Rome from the time of Caesar Hadrian (128 C.E.).
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