St. Martins Griffin Fall 2016 by Macmillan

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s t mart in s griff in sept emb e r 2016 wrath of the furies a novel of the ancient world steven saylor to rescue an old friend gordianus must go behind enemy lines facing unspeakable danger in the greatest war of the ancient world fi ction m ys t e ry detective histori cal st martin s griffin 9/13/2016 9781250105783 $15.99 $22.99 can trade paperback 320 pages carton qty 28 8.3 in h 5.5 in w includes 1 map subrights uk constable robinson translation st martin s press other available formats hardcover isbn 9781250015983 ebook isbn 9781250026071 m ar keting national print publicity online publicity author website in 88 b.c it seems as if the entire ancient world is at war in the west the italian states are rebelling against rome in the east mithridates is marching through and conquering the roman asian provinces even in the relatively calm alexandria a coup has brought a new pharaoh to power and chaos to the streets the young gordianus has been waiting out the chaos in alexandria with bethesda when he gets a cryptic message from his former tutor and friend antipater now in ephesus as part of mithridates’ entourage antipater seems to think that his life is in imminent danger to rescue him gordianus concocts a daring even foolhardy scheme to go “behind enemy lines” and bring antipater to safety but there are powerful and deadly forces at work here which have their own plans for gordianus not entirely sure whether he’s a player or a pawn gordianus must unravel the mystery behind the message if he’s to save himself and the people he holds most dear pr a i se “steven saylor’s engrossing series of popular novels center around gordianus the finder-a kind of roman sherlock holmes.” —wall street journal “saylor puts such great detail and tumultuous life into his scenes that the sensation of rubbing elbows with the ancients is quite uncanny.” —new york times book review “saylor has acquired the information of a historian but he enjoys the gifts of a born novelist.” —boston globe steven saylor is the author of acclaimed historical mystery novels featuring gordianus the finder including raiders of the nile as well as the internationally bestselling historical novels empire and roma he has appeared on the history channel as an expert on roman politics and life he divides his time between berkeley california and austin texas 96