|Country United States|
Pages 270 pp
Publisher St. Martin's Press
Publication date 2002
Originally published 2002
Genres Historical drama
|Series Roma Sub Rosa|
Role Novel by Steven Saylor
Name A of
|Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)|
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Followed by The Judgment of Caesar
Preceded by Last Seen in Massilia
A Mist of Prophecies is a historical novel by American author Steven Saylor, first published by St. Martin's Press in 2002. It is the ninth book in his Roma Sub Rosa series of mystery stories set in the final decades of the Roman Republic. The main character is the Roman sleuth Gordianus the Finder.
The year is 48 BC, and there is civil war in the Roman Empire. In Rome, the beautiful and mysterious seeress called Cassandra is poisoned, and dies in the arms of Gordianus in the market. While the Finder attempts to uncover her murderer, the armies of Caesar and Pompey are about to clash in Greece.