By Ruth Downie
At lengthy final, Gaius Petreius Ruso and his better half, Tilla, are headed domestic to Gaul. yet with Tilla getting icy greetings from Ruso's relations, a friend having mysteriously drowned at sea, and the total Ruso loved ones teetering at the fringe of financial disaster, it truly is challenging to visualize an unhappier reunion. that's, till Severus, the family's leader creditor, lands up lifeless, and the true difficulty starts…
Engrossing, tricky, and―as always―wonderfully comedian, Ruth Downie's newest is a superb new installment during this impossible to resist series.
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