Books tagged: rome crime historical

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Affairs of State
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 146,340. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Paul and his Italian wife, Rosa have been living happily in Florence for nineteen years when a dinner invite to Rosa's younger sister leads them into a dangerous world where political corruption and organised crime meet. 'He thought of all the times he'd despaired at the lack of real action being taken against the general level of self-interest, exploitation and corruption in Italian public life'
The Used Virgin: Argolicus Mystery (Argolicus Mysteries Book 1)
Price: Free! Words: 9,180. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
After Rome, before the Middle Ages, Italy belonged to the Ostrogoths. A corrupt governor. A young girl. An old man. Argolicus unravels the threads when he discovers his friend has been accused of raping a virgin.
Beatrice Cenci Tragic Beauty of Medieval Rome
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Medieval
My e-book is a concise picture of medieval society in Rome, Italy in the late 16th century. The Cencis were of noble class. This is noteworthy because it is evident that Francesco Cenci bought his way out of his crimes by paying graft to the Vatican. Young readers will learn of the class system in this era along with the severity of punishment for criminals. Beatrice remains a tragic personage.
The Back Gate to Hell, a Novel of the Late Roman Empire
Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,170. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Roman agent Numidianus' mission to spy on Caesar Gallus and his vicious consort Constantia tosses him into Antioch's cesspool of corruption. This third adventure in the Embers of Empire pits Marcus against the warring heirs to the Constantine dynasty and the eunuchs who rule them. Can Marcus save the Empire? More important, can he save his son Leo from mutilation by the Chief Eunuch, Eusebius?