Monday, March 10, 2003
A new Marcus Corvinus mystery from David Wishart. Corvinus must investigate the murder of a candidate for consul and in the process uncovers a national conspiracy. In the course of his investigations, he meets the dead mans fiancee, a shady property developer, an ex-war hero, the younger son of a wealthy family who is pursuing a career as an artist and assorted low lifes. He also narrowly misses death thanks to his intellectual wife, Perilla.