John Maddox Roberts is the author of several science fiction, private eye, and fantasy novels, in addition to his popular SPQR mystery series. He lives in New Mexico.
"Metellus puts his own life at risk in an exciting case that engages the attention of Pompey himself."--"Publishers Weekly""" "The 12th Decius mystery is as crisp and absorbing as its predecessors."--"Kirkus Reviews""" "Roberts's 12th Roman mystery is a believable story of murder, greed, and the political nimbleness necessary to stay alive in ancient Rome. Sure to appeal to readers of Lindsay Davis and Albert A. Bell."--"Library Journal"