By Steven Saylor
In the 12 months forty eight B.C., Rome is in the course of Civil conflict. As Pompey and Caesar struggle for keep watch over of the Republic, Rome turns into a hotbed of intrigue, pushed by way of espionage, greed and betrayals.
A attractive younger seeress staggers around the Roman market and dies within the fingers of Gordianus the Finder. most likely mad and claiming no reminiscence of her previous, Cassandra― like her Trojan namesake―was reputed to have the reward of prophecy, a present many in Rome could pay for handsomely...or hotel to homicide.
Obsessed with Cassandra's secret, Gordianus investigates her homicide. As he peels away the veils of secrecy surrounding her lifestyles and dying, he discovers an internet of conspiracy linking lots of Rome's such a lot ruthless and robust girls. Now Gordianus's pursuit not just endangers his personal existence, yet may perhaps swap the way forward for Rome.
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