Fwd: New book of interest
- Salvete amici,
I thought this might be a book of interest to anyone on the list with
a liking for Roman mystery novels. It's a terrific book. With the
usual apologies for cross-posting.
>April 1st is the official publication date for Eight For Eternity,
>the eighth novel in a mystery series published by Poisoned Pen
>Press, set in and around the Constantinople court of Justinian I.
>Written by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer, it takes place during the Nika
>riots, which stretched over several days of murderous civil unrest
>in Constantinople. Protagonist John, Justinian's Lord Chamberlain
>and a eunuch, must establish who is using the steadily escalating
>rioting to dethrone the emperor. Porphyrius, the most famous
>charioteer of his time, may know more than he tells about the
>mysterious disappearance of two men under imperial guard. Could a
>pair of brothers with a distant claim on the throne be involved?
>Does a headstrong young girl hold the key to the mystery? With the
>fate of the empire at stake, will General Belisarius and his armed
>troops side with the rioters or remain loyal to Justinian?
>Here's a link to the Amazon page with more information