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The Marcus Corvinus Mystery Series
Book Description: Banished by the Emperor Augustus, the great poet Ovid was to die in exile. Years after Ovids death, Marcus Corvinus, grandson of the poets patron, tries to arrange for the return of his ashes to Rome for burial. When official permission is refused, Corvinus makes the dangerous mistake of asking why the Emperor has forbid it.
JACKET NOTES: Meet Marcus Corvinus, a young Roman who enjos wine, women and laughter far more than a hard day's work. You can hardly imagine a less likely sleuth. But when the woman needing help is as lovely as the Lady Perilla, stepdaughter of the poet Ovid, Corvinus finds himself unable to refuse. And before he knows it., is drawn deepter and deeper into a we of secrecy, treachery and deceitt...
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