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A MIST OF PROPHECIES, by Steven Saylor

12?/series. Author and accademician Saylor is renowned for his life-long love of ancient Rome, and this book in the Roma Sub Rosa series is no exception. Gordianus the Finder, now in his old age, investigates the murder of a mad seeress Cassandra, with whom he has become entangled. Gordianus interviews the leading women of Rome (of whom barely a word was written about their lives while entire forests have perished to print Caesar’s, Cato’s and Pompey’s words). During the tense days when Caesar and Pompey battled for supremacy, he finds the murderer, and much more. A 5. www.stevensaylor.com