One Virgin Too Many by Lindsey Davis
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One Virgin Too Many

JACKET NOTES:  Men are fools for love. And that includes Marcus Didius Falco. To please his beloved, the tough shamus has become Procurer of the Sacred Poultry--i.e., babysitter of the temple geese. It’s steady work, good pay. But Falco is soon restless and when a beautiful child, chosen to enter the secret order of Vestal Virgins, disappears, he grabs the case. He quickly discovers that greed and religious fervor are only a thread away from madness. And a little girl’s life may be cut short, not by Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos, but by a sinister human hand--unless Falco finds her in time...
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