By Steven Saylor
During the Roman Civil battle, because the forces of Pompey and Julius Caesar struggle a chain of battles within the provinces over keep an eye on of the Republic, Rome itself is a hotbed of intrigue as these left in the back of look ahead to notice. during this tentative and treacherous setting, a stunning younger seeress is murdered available to buy. in all likelihood mad and claiming no reminiscence of her personal previous, Cassandra - like her namesake - is reputed to have had the genuine present of prophecy and, for that reason, she grew to become a confidante of the wealthy and robust.
Gordianus the Finder, who had develop into passionate about the lady and her secret, starts off to enquire her homicide. because the political scenario in Rome keeps to decay, the citizenry veers in the direction of smash, and everybody waits for notice out within the remote fields of warfare, Gordianus starts to peel away the veils of secrecy that encompass Cassandra's lifestyles and demise. What lies beneath includes one, in all likelihood many, of the main robust girls in Rome and the reality couldn't in simple terms positioned Gordianus's lifestyles at risk yet impact the very way forward for Rome itself.
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A Mist of Prophecies: A Novel of Ancient Rome (The Roma Sub Rosa series Book 9) by Steven Saylor