Murder's Immortal MaskBook - 2008
In Paul Doherty's brilliant new Roman novel, Claudia must find a vicious killer stalking the streets of Imperial Rome.September 314 AD and in the Caelian quarter of Rome the Nefandus has reappeared. For years he waged bloody murder throughout Rome, killing prostitutes from the house of Isis. He only ceased his brutal slayings when Constantine became Emperor. Now he has abruptly returned and already two young women have been barbarously slain.When on the afternoon the Nefandus strikes, Attius Enobarbus, henchman of the former Emperor, is found stabbed to death at his villa outside the Aurelian Gate, murder seems to take up house in the City of the Caesars. The Empress Helena turns to her most trusted agent, Claudia, to enter this arena of blood. Could these events be connected and will Claudia find the murderers before Rome descends further into murder and mayhem?
Publisher: London : Headline, c2008
Branch Call Number: DOHERTY
Characteristics: 373 p. ; 24 cm