Publish date: March 6th 2007
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Gaius Petreius Ruso (#1)
I’m not actually entirely sure if I liked this book, but it was just what needed for a day when I felt awful and just wanted to lie on the couch and read.
I read the Kindle and bought the Audible for this first in the series mystery about a doctor in the Roman army serving in Britain during the Roman occupation. The doctor investigates the murder of a girl found floating in the river and rescues an injured slave girl. The girl, Tillia, naturally contr...
meh. good enough to finish, but I was skimming by the end. For "historical fiction" there wasn't much history. Set in Roman Britain, there was little history or period detail to latch on to. Ruso is a Roman doctor in the Legion but there wasn't much detail for either medical practice at the time, or...
bookshelves: one-penny-wonder, historical-fiction, autumn-2011, roman-civilisation, britain-england, mystery-thriller, medical-eew Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Wanda Read from September 25 to October 07, 2011 Someone had washed the mud off the body, but as Gaius Petreius Ruso unwrapped the sheet...
Crossposted at The BiblioSanctum.This story follows military medicus (doctor) Gaius Petreius Ruso who is a Roman man living in Brittania (England). He's escaped to the Brittania to heal from a disaster of a marriage that ended in divorce and the death of his father that left the family with many und...