White Murder

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Hodder & Stoughton, Nov 10, 2011 - Fiction - 624 pages
5 Reviews
When Pegasus, racing mega-star and lead driver of the Whites faction, is found stabbed to death in the alleyway beside a wineshop, Marcus Corvinus is already on site. The local District Watch - crooked to a man - claim that the killer's motive was a simple theft. Tracking the murderer down with the often-unwilling help of his wife Perilla takes Marcus deep into the murky world of Roman chariot-racing with all its secrets, skulduggeries and scams; and his task is not made any easier by the fact that in the process he has a lovesick major-domo, an invisible dagger and Mount Etna to contend with.

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Review: White Murder (Marcus Corvinus #7)

User Review  - Varina - Goodreads

As historical fiction it's wonderful. Wishart expertly uses detail, setting, and a modern voice to allow the reader to feel what life was like in Rome at the height of the empire in a way that is ... Read full review

Review: White Murder (Marcus Corvinus #7)

User Review  - Joanne Cutting - Goodreads

Once you get used to the narrator's anachronistic voice, it's a decent story: complex plot, a few too many similarly named charaters to keep them straight, but certainly adventurous and entertaining ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

David Wishart studied Classics at Edinburgh University. He then taught Latin and Greek in school for four years and after this retrained as a teacher of EFL. He lived and worked abroad for eleven years, working in Kuwait, Greece and Saudi Arabia, and now lives with his wife and family in Scotland.

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