(From the publisher):
In Ostia, near Rome, Flavia Gemina, the sea captain's daughter, Nubia, the African girl, and Lupus, the mute boy, are celebrating their friend Jonathan's birthday. Then a visitor from the past arrives to see Jonathan's father. The next day, the visitor has disappeared—and so has Johnathan.
When the three friends discover that Jonathan has gone on a secret mission to Rome, they are determined to follow him. Their mission takes them to the Golden House of the Emperor Nero, where a deadly assassin is at work, and brings them face-to-face withthe terrible destruction of Jerusalem and its impact on Jonathan's family.
Original title: The Assassins of Rome
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Mystery
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction→ Europe→ Ancient World