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Semper Fidelis

(2013)
(The fifth book in the Medicus Investigation series)
A novel by

 
 
Back at his post as a doctor in the Twentieth legion in Roman-occupied Britain, Ruso uncovers a new danger even closer to home than the neighboring barbarians. As mysterious injuries, and even deaths, begin to appear in the medical ledgers, it's clear that all is not well amongst the native recruits to Britannia's imperial army. Is the much- decorated Centurion Geminus preying on his weaker soldiers? And could this be related to the appearance of Emperor Hadrian? Bound by his sense of duty and ill-advised curiosity, Ruso begins to ask questions nobody wants to hear. Meanwhile his barbarian wife, Tilla, is finding out some of the answers-and marked as a security risk by the very officers Ruso is interrogating. With Hadrian's visit looming large, the fates of the legion, Tilla, and Ruso himself hang in the balance.

Genre: Historical Mystery    

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Hardback Editions

January 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Semper Fidelis: A Novel of the Roman Empire (The Medicus Series)
Author(s): Ruth Downie
ISBN: 1-60819-709-3 / 978-1-60819-709-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
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Paperback Editions

July 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Semper Fidelis: A Novel of the Roman Empire (The Medicus Series)
Author(s): Ruth Downie
ISBN: 1-62040-049-9 / 978-1-62040-049-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
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Audio Editions

March 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Semper Fidelis: A Novel of the Roman Empire
Author(s): Ruth Downie
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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March 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Semper Fidelis: A Novel of the Roman Empire
Author(s): Ruth Downie
ISBN: 1-4526-1180-7 / 978-1-4526-1180-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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March 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Semper Fidelis: A Novel of the Roman Empire
Author(s): Ruth Downie
ISBN: 1-4526-4180-3 / 978-1-4526-4180-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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March 2013 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Semper Fidelis: A Novel of the Roman Empire
Author(s): Ruth Downie
ISBN: 1-4526-6180-4 / 978-1-4526-6180-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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Kindle Editions

April 2018 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Semper Fidelis: A Crime Novel of the Roman Empire (Gaius Petreius Ruso Series Book 5)
Author(s): Ruth Downie
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January 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Semper Fidelis: A Crime Novel of the Roman Empire (Medicus Novels Book 5)
Author(s): Ruth Downie
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
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