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3 Great Historical Mysteries
3 Great Historical Mysteries: Roman Games, One for Sorrow, Wine of Violence Bruce Macbain, M.E. Mayer, Priscilla Royal

Here are three great historical crime novels in one volume.

ROMAN GAMES: Rome, AD 95 – a city under the thrall of a tyrant. It is up to Gaius Plinius Secundus – better known to posterity as Pliny the Younger – to investigate the murder of one of emperor's favourites. He has just 15 days to solve the case, 15 days that will threaten Pliny's conscience, his life and the stability of Rome itself.

ONE FOR SORROW: Amid the splendour and the squalor of sixth-century Byzantium. A treasury official has been murdered. Could someone have killed him for a priceless holy relic? A Knight from distant Bretania seems to believe so...

WINE OF VIOLENCE: AD 1270. On a remote East Anglian coast stands the priory of Tyndal, a place dedicated to love and peace. But Eleanor of Wynethorpe, the new prioress, will find little of either... Only a day after Eleanor's arrival, a brutally mutilated monk is found dead in the cloister gardens.

Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
11 Mar 2013 * 800pp * £4.99 * 9781781855393
REVIEWS
'Roman Games is brilliant. A brutal vision of Rome, rigid with hierarchy and fear.'
Robert Fabbri
'One for Sorrow is darned close to being the perfect history mystery'
Booklist
'Intriguing plot, chilling conclusion and all the potential to evolve into a series as enduring as Ellis Peters'
Publishers Weekly (on Wine of Violence)
Author
Bruce Macbain
Bruce Macbain
Bruce Macbain holds a BA in Classics from the University of Chicago and a PhD. in Ancient History from the University of Pennsylvania. He has taught Greek and Roman history at Vanderbilt and Boston University. He lives with his wife in Brookline, MA.
ALSO BY Bruce Macbain
Roman Games
The Bull Slayer
Author

M.E. Mayer

M.E. Mayer
M.E. Mayer is the husband and wife team of Mary Reed and Eric Mayer. Mary was born in Newcastle-on-Tyne and ran the Theology Faculty office at Oxford University before she emigrated to America and met her husband and co-author.
ALSO BY M.E. Mayer
Three for a Letter
Four for a Boy
Five for Silver
Six for Gold
Seven for a Secret
Eight for Eternity
Nine for the Devil
Death in Byzantium - Box Set
The Body in the Mithraeum
One for Sorrow
Two for Joy
Author
Priscilla Royal
Priscilla Royal
Priscilla Royal was born in Seattle, grew up in British Columbia and now lives in Northern California. She has a degree in world literature from San Francisco State University and is the author of nine books in the Medieval Mysteries series.
ALSO BY Priscilla Royal
Forsaken Soul
Chambers of Death
Valley of Dry Bones
Killing Season
The Sanctity of Hate
Covenant With Hell
Medieval Mystery - Box Set II
Medieval Mystery - Box Set I
Satan's Lullaby
Land of Shadows
Wine of Violence
Tyrant of the Mind
Sorrow Without End
Justice for the Damned
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Nine for the Devil
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