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A Murder on the Appian Way

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Country  United States
Series  Roma Sub Rosa
Publication date  1996
Author  Steven Saylor
Genre  Historical drama
4.1/5 Goodreads

Language  English
Publisher  St. Martin's Press
Originally published  1996
Followed by  Rubicon
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Media type  Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Preceded by  The Venus Throw: A Novel of Ancient Rome
Nominations  Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men's Mystery
Similar  Works by Steven Saylor, Roma Sub Rosa books, Historical novel books

Listen to a murder on the appian way audiobook by steven saylor narrated by scott harrison


A Murder on the Appian Way is a historical novel by American author Steven Saylor, first published by St. Martin's Press in 1996. It is the fifth book in his Roma Sub Rosa series of mystery novels set in the final decades of the Roman Republic. The main character is the Roman sleuth Gordianus the Finder.

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Plot summary

The year is 52 BC, and Rome is in turmoil as rival gangs fight it out in the streets. When the gang leader and radical politician Publius Clodius Pulcher is found murdered on the Appian Way south of Rome, the main suspect is Clodius' rival gang leader, Titus Annius Milo. Gordianus is hired by Cicero, who is Milo's defender, to find the true murderer. In the shadows lurk powerful men such as Caesar and Pompey.

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A Murder on the Appian Way Wikipedia


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