The Ides of June
by Rosemary Rowe

A compelling new mystery for Libertus, set against the backdrop of the Roman Empire in turmoil . . .

An astonishing new order has usurped power in Rome and the reverberations are reaching even to Glevum, where the legion is preparing to depart. Libertus’s wealthy patron, until recently one of the most influential men in the Empire, finds himself not only deprived of the privilege and protection he had previously enjoyed, but under actual threat both from the political establishment in Rome and from an anonymous and vindictive enemy much closer to home.

The murder of another councillor, similarly placed, makes the matter urgent. Libertus, whose humbler status affords obscurity, is charged with spiriting Marcus’s young family away to a place of safety. But his task will bring problems of its own, as Libertus uncovers a grisly secret and an ancient crime – with ramifications stretching to the present day.

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“A clever plot with wry humor, suspense, and intriguing descriptions of life in ancient Britain plus a remarkable hero make this a superb read”

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“Highly recommended”

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The Ides of June by Rosemary Rowe is available in the following formats

Hardback978072788591329th January 2016147 X 225mm224£20.99
Ebook97817801075471st May 2016N/A224$10.99
Ebook97817801075471st May 2016N/A224£8.99
Hardback - Large Print *978072789499131st January 2017143 X 223mm336$36.95
Hardback - Large Print *978072789499130th November 2016143 X 223mm336£22.99
Paperback978184751694730th December 2016138 X 215mm224£12.99
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