Mystery of the Roman Ransom

Mystery of the Roman Ransom

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In these two delightful history-mysteries, seven boys in Ancient Rome solve strange crimes . . . thanks to some help from their cranky teacher, a little bit of logic, and a lot of amusing misadventure. It seems the boys can get nothing right: Their teacher's fiftieth birthday is long past (they should have done their math homework); the servant they bought as a present for his birthday isn't just your run-of-the-mill Gaul slave but a courier running for his life; and, to top it all off, the message he's carrying requests the assassination of a Roman senator--the father of one of the boys.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 129.54 x 193.04 x 15.24mm | 226.8g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • Harcourt Young.
  • 0152162682
  • 9780152162689
  • 68,009

Review quote

"For those of you who enjoyed the delightful and witty Detectives in Togas those seven irrepressible young detectives are back again. . . . Glorious fun abounds on each page, making this a most welcome sequel indeed."--Publishers Weeklyshow more

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2 6% (83)
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