Publication: Scorpion Press, 1995, Blakeney
First edition. Limited to 99 copies signed by the author. With an appreciation by Ellis Peters. Fine in quarter leather and marbled boards in transparent dust jacket. Notorious Roman crime lord, Balbinus Pius, is sent into exile. Rather than things finally quieting down in the Vespasian city, there is an outbreak of robbery and murder, suggesting a new criminal ring has moved into Balbinus' territory. Petro and Falco are called in to investigate.
Inventory Number: 29195