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Dark Omens

(2013)
(Book 14 in the Libertus Mystery of Roman Britain series)
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Libertus accepts a contract to install a pavement for Genialis, a self-important citizen from a nearby town, in the house of the customer's intended but unwilling and young bride, Silvia. However, the winter is exceptionally severe, and although the mosaic is laid in time to earn the promised bonus, Genialis goes missing in the snow before payment can be made.

Meanwhile, at an important feast, the sacrifice is spoiled as an aged priest lets go of the sacrificial ram - and when news arrives that the Emperor is dead, it seems that these dark omens are being realised. The subsequent discovery of not one, but two mutilated corpses only adds to this. Who holds the answer to the mysteries? Everyone had motive; Libertus attempts to solve the mystery against a backdrop of superstitious fear of auguries, and public riots following the confirmation of the Emperor's death.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

March 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: Dark Omens (A Libertus Mystery of Roman Britain)
Author(s): Rosemary Rowe
ISBN: 0-7278-9688-1 / 978-0-7278-9688-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Large Print
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August 2013 : UK Hardback
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Title: Dark Omens (A Libertus Mystery of Roman Britain)
Author(s): Rosemary Rowe
ISBN: 0-7278-8299-6 / 978-0-7278-8299-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
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Paperback Editions

April 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dark Omens (A Libertus Mystery of Roman Britain)
Author(s): Rosemary Rowe
ISBN: 1-84751-490-1 / 978-1-84751-490-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

December 2013 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dark Omens (A Libertus Mystery of Roman Britain Book 14)
Author(s): Rosemary Rowe
Publisher: Severn House Publishers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU