Publication: Avon, 1990, New York
First edition. Author's first book. PBO. Fine in pictorial wrappers. Edgar award winner set in 70 BC Rome. When a lowly ex-slave is garroted and a foreign merchant is disemboweled, Decius Caecilius Metellus the Younger, high-born commander of the local vigiles, was determined to investigate. What he uncovers is corruption at the highest levels of government.
Inventory Number: 33284