Marcus Corvinus feels his heart sink when he is summoned by Empress Livia. Age has not sweetened her and she's about as trustworthy as a snake with a migraine. But Livia has a way of asking a favour that is impossible to refuse - which is how Marcus finds himself investigating the death of her grandson, Germanicus. And uncovering a multi-stranded web of betrayal and deceit that threatens the imperial succession and even Emperor Tiberius himself.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MikeRhode - LibraryThing
A fairly confusing story, as it dealt with a real death of a real imperial. Slangy voice was a bit distracting at time. I'd read others in the series though. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - janerawoof - LibraryThing
For any of the books in this series, you have to accept Wishart's Roman world on its own terms--anachronistic, Sam Spade-like language and English, not Latin, terms for everything. Once you've done ... Read full review