WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF FLAVIA GEMINA
THE YEAR IS AD 79.
THE PLACE IS OSTIA, PORT OF ROME.
FROM HERE, FLAVIA GEMINA, DAUGHTER OF A ROMAN SEA CAPTAIN, EMBARKS ON THRILLING ADVENTURES WITH HER THREE FRIENDS JONATHAN, NUBIA AND LUPUS.
AS SHE AND HER FRIENDS ATTEMPT TO SOLVE THEIR FIRST CRIME, THE CLUES LEAD THEM AROUND OSTIA: TO THE HARBOUR, THE FORUM, THE LIGHTHOUSE AND THE TOMBS OF THE DEAD.
LATER MYSTERIES TAKE THEM TO POMPEII, ROME, GREECE, North AFRICA, Egypt, Turkey and finally back to Ostia and Rome.
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In 2009, Caroline Lawrence won the Classical Association Prize for her Roman Mysteries series. The prize, which is worth £5000, is awarded annually for 'a significant contribution to the public understanding of Classics'. The award was presented on Sunday 5th April 2009, at a ceremony held in Glasgow.