(From the publisher):
AD64: Liu Zhang, the Son of Heaven, born to be Emperor of the mighty China, needs disgraced ex-senator Septimus Quistus’s help to return to China in secret to claim his birthright. But a rebel Hun army stands in his way, and only Quistus is trusted by both the child and Nero, desperate to reopen the Spice Road, to escort him. And only Quistus could unmask a murderer along the way...
Original title: The Son of Heaven
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Historical
Fiction→ Historical→ Asia→ China
Fiction→ Historical→ Ancient World (Greece, Rome, etc)→ Rome