Blake, Gordon. The Nero Agenda [April 2005; 1st century A.D.].
Fifteen years after the Romans overrun Britain, the conquerors’ cruelty invades
the royal house of the Iceni, and Queen Boadicea is forced to take action.
Brouwer, Sigmund, and Hank Hanegraaf.
The Last Disciple [June
2005; 1st century A.D.]. Defending Christians against
Nero’s ruthless persecution, the warrior-hero Vitas begins to suspect that the
Antichrist has already been revealed.
Gold, Alan. Warrior Queen [June 2005; 1st century A.D.].
Betrayed by the Romans after years of patient cooperation, the Celtic queen Boudica rallies her people and takes catastrophic revenge
on the invaders.
James, Frank. The Kelt [June 2005; 1st century B.C.]. The Gaulish
warrior-prince Vercingetorix defies fate in rebelling
against the Roman conquerors of his homeland under Julius Caesar.
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McCarthy, Terry. The Sword of Hannibal [June 2005; 3rd century B.C.]. Strabo, an unscrupulous
mercenary, joins the Carthaginian army in Spain, and schemes to steal a fortune in
gold from Hannibal’s personal guards.
Nash, Joy. Celtic Fire [June 2005; 1st century A.D.].
Drawn to wild Britannia by a vision of his murdered brother, Lucius Acquila is captivated by
the beautiful Celtic witch Rhiannon.
Noyer, Albert. The Cybelene Conspiracy [May 2005; mystery,
5th century A.D.].
The castrated corpse of a youth, discovered in an Arian church at Ravenna,
presents the surgeon Getorius Asterius
with a baffling mystery involving a counterfeit ring, smuggled Chinese goods,
and the self-mutilating votaries of the goddess Cybele.
Roberts, John Maddox. The Princess and the Pirates [June 2005; mystery, 1st century B.C.]. At Cyprus on a mission to rid the Mediterranean of pirates, Decius
Metellus investigates the Roman governor’s murder,
possibly by the Egyptian princess Cleopatra. ("SPQR," 9)
Saylor, Steven. A Gladiator Dies Only Once [June 2005; mysteries, 1st century B.C.]. Thefts, intrigues, murders,
gladiatorial contests, and chariot races provide the occasions for nine short
mysteries from the early career of Gordianus the