The Secrets of Vesuvius

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Dolphin, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 216 pages
22 Reviews
It's the summer of AD 79, and Flavia Gemina the sea captain's daughter along with her friends Jonathan the Jewish boy; Nubia the African slave-girl; and Lupus the homeless beggar-boy set sail for the Bay of Naples, to stay with Flavia's uncle near Pompeii. They are soon absorbing in trying to solve a riddle that may lead to treasure. But then tragedy strikes?Mount Vesuvius erupts and the children are fleeing for their lives, in one of the worst natural disasters ever recorded. Not just a mystery?an absolutely thrilling action adventure that makes you feel you were there!

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Review: The Secrets of Vesuvius (The Roman Mysteries #2)

User Review  - Miss Amanda - Goodreads

gr 4-7 171pgs AD 79 Herculaneum. 10 year old Flavia and her friends return again to solve another mystery this near Pompeii. Flavia meets Pliny Readers who enjoyed the first book or like mystery series such as Sammy Keys or Herculean Jones will also like this book. Read full review

Review: The Secrets of Vesuvius (The Roman Mysteries #2)

User Review  - Goodreads

gr 4-7 171pgs AD 79 Herculaneum. 10 year old Flavia and her friends return again to solve another mystery this near Pompeii. Flavia meets Pliny Readers who enjoyed the first book or like mystery series such as Sammy Keys or Herculean Jones will also like this book. Read full review

About the author (2002)

Caroline Lawrence is American. She won a scholarship to Cambridge to read Classical Archaeology, then did a degree in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University College, London. She lives with her husband, a graphic designer, by the river in London and is active as a speaker in schools and at book festivals.

Visit Caroline's website at http://www.carolinelawrence carolinelawrence.com and follow her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/CarolineLawrenc. Visit The Roman Mysteries series website at http://www.romanmysteries.com, read the blog at http://flavias.blogspot.co.uk and like on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Roman-Mysteries/10404675950.Visit The P. K. Pinkerton Mysteries website at http://www.pkpinkerton.com, follow on Twitter at https://twitter.com/PK_Pinkerton, like on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/PK-Pinkerton/16580907343875 and read the blog at http://tomboycowgirl.blogspot.co.uk. She is a contributor to blogs at http://www.wondersandmarvels.com/?s=lawrence and http://the-history-girls.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/Caroline%20Lawrence.

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