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John Maddox Roberts
John Maddox Roberts has written numerous works of science fiction and fantasy, in addition to his successful historical SPQR mystery series. He lives in New Mexico with his wife. show more



John Maddox Roberts has written numerous works of science fiction and fantasy, in addition to his successful historical SPQR mystery series. He lives in New Mexico with his wife.

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Birth date: June 25, 1947
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Mallory Kellogg, Chubbygirlreads
Mallory Kellogg, Chubbygirlreads rated it 4 years ago
I am just not feeling this. It keeps putting me to sleep.
Sorry kids, no feet.
Sorry kids, no feet. rated it 4 years ago
It's a little disheartening to know that despite his best efforts, Decius is going to fail.
susanvoss18
susanvoss18 rated it 5 years ago
Set in the 1st century ancient Rome, this murder mystery will have you hooked and wanting more. In the time of Crassus and Pompey, murder and intrigue are not that uncommon. However, their is the dual murders of an ex-slave and a foreign merchant that catch the eye of Decius Caecilius Metellus. He i...
sandin954
sandin954 rated it 6 years ago
An enjoyable historical mystery that used the same historical event for the plot as Catilina's Riddle which I read a number of years ago. Roman intrigue and politics are always interesting and the young hero of this series is very engaging. Listened to the audio version which was ably narrated b...
sandin954
sandin954 rated it 6 years ago
An enjoyable historical mystery that used the same historical event for the plot as [b:Catilina's Riddle|102715|Catilina's Riddle (Roma Sub Rosa, #3)|Steven Saylor|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1316125219s/102715.jpg|99033] which I read a number of years ago. Roman intrigue and politi...
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