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Persona non grata: a novel of the Roman empire

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The third novel in the acclaimed Gaius Petreius Ruso series by the New York Times bestselling Ruth Downie--this time set in ancient Gaul. Ruth Downie is published as R.S. Downie in the UK, and this book is available there under the title Ruso and the Root of All Evils . At long last, Gaius Petreius Ruso and his companion, Tilla, are headed home--to Gaul. Having received a note consisting only of the words "COME HO ME!" Ruso has (reluctantly, of course) pulled up stakes and brought T illa to meet his family. But the reception there is not what Ruso has hoped for: no one will admit to sending for him, and his brother Lucius is hoping he'll leave. With Tilla getting icy greetings from his relatives, Lucius's brother-inlaw mysteriously drowned at sea, and the whole Ruso family teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, it's hard to imagine an unhappier reunion. That is, until Severus, the family's chief creditor, winds up dead, and the real trouble begins... Engrossing, intricate, and--as always--wonderfully comic, Ruth Downie's latest is a brilliant new installment in this irresistible series. This is everything we've come to expect from our charming, luckless hero.

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title_fullPersona Non Grata A Novel of the Roman Empire
Persona Non Grata--A Novel of the Roman Empire
Persona non grata : a novel of the Roman empire / Ruth Downie
Persona non grata [electronic resource] : a novel of the Roman empire / Ruth Downie
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Investigation
Literature
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