|Search the Seven Hills (1983) [Novel]|
by Barbara Hambly
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(From the publisher):
It is A.D. 116. The Roman streets are quiet. The moon is full. The perfect setting for the perfect crime...
Marcus Silanus is a serious young man. but none of his knowledge helps when the lovely Tullia Varia, the woman he has loved since childhood, is kidnapped at the top of Rome’s exclusive Quirinal Hill before his eyes...
Haunted by his beloved's screams, Marcus begins to search for Tullia, embarking on a quest that takes him from the luxuriant baths to the pageant-filled arenas, from the depths of the catacombs to a sensuous brothel. It's a suspense-filled journey that bring him face-to-face with gladiators, pagans, Christians, senators, and slaves alike.
Original title: The Quirinal Hill Affair
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Historical
Fiction→ Historical→ Ancient World (Greece, Rome, etc)→ Rome