Publish date: December 21st 2010
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Gaius Petreius Ruso (#4)
I still can't decide how I feel about this series. Ruso still did quite a bit of bumbling but it seemed to be purposeful bumbling. Maybe one more book once I get my current library shelf cleared off.
In this, the fourth book in the Gaius Petreius Ruso novels, Ruso and his bride Tilla have returned to Britannia to start their lives as a married couple. However, it's not going to be as easy as it seems, as Ruso finds himself dragged into an investigation to find a missing tax-collector and more im...
Ruso and Tilla return to Britannia and Ruso takes a job investigating the murder of a tax man. A bit darker in tone and much more focused on political machinations than the previous entries in the series.
The fourth book in Ruth Downie’s mystery series about Gaius Petreius Ruso, erstwhile medicus of the XX Legion, finds him and his new bride Tilla (aka Darlughdacha) back in Britain. Wanting to get as far away from his family as possible, Ruso has returned to Londinium looking for a job. His friend Va...
This book is well-researched. Even though it's #4 in the Gaius Petreius Ruso series, it's the first I've read by Ruth Downie, but now I'll be getting the previous books in the series. I enjoyed this novel because it was interesting, well-written, and full of intrigue. I liked the strong female ch...