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Ruth Downie

(Ruth S Downie)
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Ruth (RS) Downie graduated from university with an English degree and a plan to get married and live happily ever after. She is still working on it. In the meantime she is also the New York Times bestselling author of a mystery series featuring Roman doctor Gaius Petreius Ruso.

Genres: Historical Mystery, Historical
Medicus Investigation
   1. Ruso and the Disappearing Dancing Girls (2006)
     aka Medicus
   2. Ruso and the Demented Doctor (2008)
     aka Terra Incognita
   3. Ruso and the Root of All Evils (2009)
     aka Persona Non Grata
   4. Ruso and the River of Darkness (2010)
     aka Caveat Emptor
   5. Semper Fidelis (2013)
   6. Tabula Rasa (2014)
   7. Vita Brevis (2016)
   8. Memento Mori (2018)
   8.5. Prima Facie (2019)
Ruth Downie recommends
Secret Lament (2009)
(Charles Patterson, book 3)
Roz Southey
"...an elegantly-written and atmospheric mystery."
Spare Me the Truth (2016)
(Dan Forrester, book 1)
C J Carver
"Had me reading till ridiculous hours of the night, needing to find out what happens next."

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