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Nox Dormienda: A Long Night for Sleeping Arcturus The Half Roman Doctor And Occasional Problem Solver Has Seen Much In His Thirty Three Years He Is Agricola S Doctor And Friend And Agricola Is The Governor Of Britannia On A Frozen December Afternoon, He Learns The Governor Is In Trouble The Emperor Domitian Has Sent A Spy To Britannia A Spy Carrying Papers Demanding Agricola S Resignation It Doesn T Make Arcturus Any Warmer To Know That The Spy, Vibius Maecenas, Is Betrothed To The Woman Who Brings Him The Story The Woman Gwyna Is As Unforgettable As Her Information When Arcturus Sends His Freedman Bilicho To Follow Her, He Finds Himself, Hours Later, In An Underground Temple, Staring At A Shapeless Hulk On Top Of The Altar It S The Trussed Body Of Maecenas, With A Gaping Hole In Place Of A Throat If Arcturus Doesn T Find Out Who Murdered Him And Why, Domitian Might Think The Governor Is Responsible The Dead Maecenas Will Ignite A Civil War, One Hot Enough To Thaw The Ice In Frozen Britannia


About the Author: Kelli Stanley

An award winning author of crime fiction, Kelli Stanley s first novel in the Miranda Corbie series, CITY OF DRAGONS, was met with overwhelming critical acclaim It won the Macavity Award Sue Feder Historical Mystery Award and was a finalist for the prestigious Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Shamus Award CITY OF SECRETS, her second novel in the series, won the Golden Nugget Award for best mystery set in California CITY OF GHOSTS the long awaited third Miranda Corbie book will be published August 5th, 2014.Stanley also writes a highly praised series set in Roman Britain, the latest of which is THE CURSE MAKER Her debut novel, NOX DORMIENDA, won the Bruce Alexander Award for best historical mystery of 2008.She makes her home in Dashiell Hammett s San Francisco, earned a Master s Degree in Classics, and loves jazz, old movies, fedoras, Art Deco and speakeasies.Forinformation about Kelli s books, please visit her website at CITY OF GHOSTS June, 1940.Art Spies Murder.For Miranda Corbie, private investigator and erstwhile escort, there are debts to be paid and memories long suppressed and willfully forgotten to be resurrected.Enter the U.S State Department and the man who helped her get her license A man she owes And playing along may get her a ticket to Blitz bombed England, if she survives Through sordid back alleys and art gallery halls, from drag dress nightclubs to a Nazi costume ball, Miranda s journey into fear takes her on the famed City of San Francisco streamliner and a ticket to Reno, Nevada, the Biggest Little City in the World where she finds herself framed for a murder she never anticipated.Miranda must learn the difference between reality and illusion, from despair to deceit and factual to fake, as she tries to get her life back and navigates a CITY OF GHOSTS.Miranda s back And noir will never be the same.



10 thoughts on “Nox Dormienda: A Long Night for Sleeping

  1. says:

    It s Roman Britain Agricola is governor, and our hero Arcturus is his half Roman half British physician, who solves mysteries on the side A rich man shows up in Londinium and a beautiful woman incidentally the man s fiancee shows up at


  2. says:

    What does a Classics scholar do for fun Author Kelli Stanley has a Classics education and an astonishingly wide range of interests and achievements It s our good luck that one of her interests is noir fiction, or in this case the roman noir, a


  3. says:

    I love noir and I love historical fiction Nox Dormienda captures both elements in a seamless blend of classic noir with ancient Rome in a well written, suspenseful and funny mystery novel I can t wait for the next in the series


  4. says:

    This is my kind of noir A historic mystery with sympathetic characters, a fast paced plot, and witty dialogue.


  5. says:

    The morning staggered by, still looking for a party Saturnalia was officially over two days ago unofficially there were still cockfights and dice throws,wine soaked quickies and the odor of vomit filling every alley Welcome to Kelli Stanley s world of Roman noir I


  6. says:

    Well plotted and well written The noir style took a little getting used to for me Stanley s main character is a medicus and she uses a lot of humor so her books are similar to Ruth Downie s Medicus series but the premise is a little different.


  7. says:

    This new mystery series is set in Roman occupied Britain The governor, Agricola, has subdued the Britons and built a fragile peace after the terrible destruction of the Druids sacred isle of Mona and the defeat of Boudicca But the balance is precarious, the Romans and the nativ


  8. says:

    With so many mystery novels to choose from, it s rare to find a fresh voice But Arcturus is just that in Nox Dormienda translated a long night for sleeping A history lover and writer myself, I was interested in seeing how author Kelli Stanley handled the Roman era of the first century


  9. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I m sure this new fangled genre of so called roman noir requires a certain audience to attract interest and keep it, but I was not a part of that audience.The only way I could possibly tell you what the book is a


  10. says:

    I didn t really care for this one, and didn t even finish it I guess it s the noir tone that got to me I also don t like the Falco series and David Wishart s Corvinus series irritates me a bit They all seem too modern in tone to me I love Steven Saylor and John Maddox Roberts, and like Rosemary Row


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