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The Fateful Day

(2014)
(Book 15 in the Libertus Mystery of Roman Britain series)
A novel by

 
 
A compelling new mystery for Libertus, set against the backdrop of the Roman Empire in turmoil and fighting for its
survival . . .


Libertus is passing the villa of his patron, Marcus Septimus Aurelius, when he sees an elaborate travelling carriage which has pulled up outside and is now blocking the road. Recognising that this may be an important visitor, Libertus approaches the carriage, intending to explain that Marcus is away, gone to Rome to visit his old friend Pertinax, who has recently been installed as Emperor. However, for his efforts, Libertus instead receives a torrent of abuse and the carriage-driver almost runs him down as he departs.

Libertus is badly shaken, but goes back to the villa the next day to find out why there was no gate-keeper in evidence to deal with the stranger. There he finds a gruesome discovery: the man is dead and hanging in his hut, and none of the other house-slaves are to be found. Worse things are to follow as news arrives from Rome which will turn the lives, not only of Libertus and his family, but the whole Empire upside down . . .

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Used availability for Rosemary Rowe's The Fateful Day

Hardback Editions

April 2015 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Fateful Day (A Libertus Mystery of Roman Britain)
Author(s): Rosemary Rowe
ISBN: 0-7278-9794-2 / 978-0-7278-9794-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers
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September 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Fateful Day: A Mystery Set in Roman Britain (A Libertus Mystery of Roman Britain)
Author(s): Rosemary Rowe
ISBN: 0-7278-8439-5 / 978-0-7278-8439-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
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Paperback Editions

March 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Fateful Day (A Libertus Mystery of Roman Britain)
Author(s): Rosemary Rowe
ISBN: 1-84751-546-0 / 978-1-84751-546-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

January 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Fateful Day, The: A mystery set in Roman Britain (A Libertus Mystery of Roman Britain Book 15)
Author(s): Rosemary Rowe
Publisher: Severn House Publishers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU