The Fugitive from Corinth

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1444003607

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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Mystery and adventure for four young detectives in Ancient Roman times.. It seems that Flavia's tutor, Aristo, has committed a terrible crime - attempting to murder Flavia's own father. When Aristo escapes, Flavia and her friends give chase, but they aren't the only ones on Aristo's trail. Who else is after the young tutor? And what made him want to kill?

The Colossus of Rhodes

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1444003593

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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Anxious to solve the mystery of whether his mother is still alive, and keen to follow his uncle's dying wish, Lupus and his friends sail to the island of Rhodes, site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world - and base of a criminal mastermind!

The Gladiators from Capua

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1444003585

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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March AD 80. In Rome, the Emperor Titus has announced that there will be a hundred days of games to open his new amphitheatre (now known as the Colosseum). Flavia, Nubia and Lupus take this opportunity to go to Rome and search for their missing friend, Jonathan. Their search leads the young detectives straight to the games, where they must face wild beasts and gladiators to accomplish their mission.

The Roman Mysteries Treasury

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Orion Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781842556023

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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Fantasy fiction. Join Flavia, Jonathan, Nubia and Lupus as they explore fascinating facets of life in ancient Rome. Evocative text and vivid full-colour illustrations bring to life the themes, settings and personalities in the bestselling series. Includes a timeline of key events in Roman history and a map of the Roman Empire.

The Charioteer of Delphi

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781596430853

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 210

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Flavia and her friends go to Rome to celebrate the Festival of Jupiter at Senator Cornix's town house, where they befriend the young charioteer, Scopas, and quickly find themselves embroiled in a campaign to sabotage one of the rival racing factions.

The Dolphins of Laurentum

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1444003550

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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It's October AD 79. The arrival of a ragged man at the Geminus household sets in motion a series of events which take Flavia and her three friends to an opulent villa by the sea at Laurentum, a few miles south of Ostia. Just off the coast is a sunken wreck full of treasure which could be the answer to all their problems. But someone else is after the treasure, too. As the four children try to recover it, they solve the terrible mystery of Lupus's past.

The Sirens of Surrentum

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1444003615

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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Mystery and adventure for four young detectives in Ancient Roman times... It's summer in the Bay of Naples - time for fun and relaxation. Everyone is thinking about love at the beautiful Villa Limona, but danger lurks beneath the luxury. A famous murder was committed nearby, and a poisoner is at large amongst the guests. Can Flavia and her friends set a trap to catch the culprit before it's too late?

The Assassins of Rome

The Roman Mysteries

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9780761326052

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 162

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Flavia and Nubia follow Jonathan to Rome and into the Golden House built by the emperor Nero, where a dangerous assassin lurks.

The Twelve Tasks of Flavia Gemina

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1444003569

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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Mystery and adventure for four young detectives in Ancient Roman times . . . Flavia is suspicious of the new woman in her father's life, Cartilia Poplica. She's certain that Cartilia has an ulterior motive, but to find out the truth Flavia must perform twelve tasks - like the Greek hero Hercules. So begins a thrilling journey, but what will Flavia learn at the end of her quest?

The Pirates of Pompeii

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1444003534

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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It is AD 79 and Mount Vesuvius has erupted, destroying Pompeii. Among the thousands of people huddled in refugee camps along the bay of Naples are Flavia Gemina and her friends, Jonathan the Jewish boy, Nubia the African slave-girl, and Lupus the mute beggar boy. When the friends discover that children are being kidnapped from the camps, they start to investigate and soon solve the mystery of the pirates of Pompeii. A terrifically exciting and dramatic story packed with superb historical detail.

The Slave-girl from Jerusalem

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1444003631

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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This exciting adventure gives fascinating insight into the workings of the Roman legal system in a page-turning court room drama. As always, Caroline Lawrence springs new surprises for all the characters and provides motives, means and opportunity for one determined felon. And, as ever, it's up to the four young detectives to crack the case . . .

ROMAN MYSTERIES: 02 The Secrets of Vesuvius

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1444003526

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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It's the summer of AD 79 and Flavia Gemina and her friends, Jonathan, Nubia and Lupus, set sail for the Bay of Naples where they are going to stay with Flavia's uncle near Pompeii. Once they arrive, they are soon absorbed in a quest to solve a riddle that may lead to treasure. But then tragedy strikes: Mount Vesuvius erupts and the friends must flee for their lives! Not just a mystery - this is an absolutely thrilling action adventure that brings history to life!

The Beggar of Volubilis

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 144400364X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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Flavia and her friends are on a quest for the Emperor Titus - to steal a valuable gemstone known as 'Nero's Eye'. The Delphic Oracle prophesied that whoever owns the gem will rule Rome - so Titus is determined to claim it for himself. Their travels take them across the Roman province of Mauretania, from Sabratha (in modern Libya) to Volubilis (Morocco). As they travel on a caravan across the desert they encounter slave-traders, pantomime actors and a wild animal stampede. The detectives must consider another quest: what has happened to Uncle Gaius? Meanwhile, Flavia faces some tough decisions about her future.

Thieves of Ostia

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Paw Prints

ISBN: 9781442035034

Category:

Page: 152

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Set in 79 A.D., Flavia Gemina, a young girl from a wealthy family, finds herself involved in a strange mystery with a slave and an orphan after the neighborhood dogs start dying and a home in her community is robbed. Reprint.

The Scribes from Alexandria

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1842557327

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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A desperate quest begins in the port of Alexandria: site of the great lighthouse, the famous Library, and the tomb of Alexander the Great. Codes, riddles, anagrams and hieroglyphics lead the young detectives down the river Nile to pyramids and sphinxes, temples and tombs, crocodiles and hippos. But what lies at the end of the journey? Treasure? Or death?

The Man from Pomegranate Street

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1444003666

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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September AD 81. Flavia and her friends learn of the mysterious and sudden death of the Emperor Titus. Was his death natural? Or was it murder? As the four detectives investigate this mystery, they little dream how much their lives - as well as the future of Italy - will be changed as a result.

From Ostia to Alexandria with Flavia Gemina

Travels with Flavia Gemina

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 1842557564

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

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From Morocco to Libya, from Ostia to Surrentum - Caroline Lawrence has travelled widely to give the Roman Mysteries unrivalled authenticity among historical novels. Her research trips have yielded a dazzling array of insights that allow Caroline to vividly re-imagine the ancient world and to bring her characters and stories to life. This book gathers together anecdotes, factual information and advice for children and their families looking to explore exotic locations, as well as offering compelling background to the real world behind the bestselling Roman Mysteries novels.

Revelation

Author: Will Self

Publisher: Canongate Books

ISBN: 0857861018

Category: Bibles

Page: 64

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The final book of the Bible, Revelation prophesies the ultimate judgement of mankind in a series of allegorical visions, grisly images and numerological predictions. According to these, empires will fall, the "Beast" will be destroyed and Christ will rule a new Jerusalem. With an introduction by Will Self.

The Prophet from Ephesus

Author: Caroline Lawrence

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444003658

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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It's August, AD 81. Presumed dead by their families but wanted by unknown authorities, Flavia and her friends feel very far from home. When news of more kidnappings reach them, and they discover that one of Miriam's twins is among the missing, the four detectives set out for Halicarnassus to help. Here they find the countryside is full of prophets who heal the sick and cure the lame - or are they merely tricksters and villains in disguise?