Terra Incognita

Terra Incognita

A Novel of the Roman Empire

Book - 2008
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Army doctor Gaius Petrius Ruso journeys to early second-century Britannia in the hopes of securing a quieter life, only to encounter local turbulence, a circumstance that is complicated by the vengeful plans of his slave, Tilla.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2008
Edition: 1st U.S. ed. --
ISBN: 9781596912328
Branch Call Number: FIC Downi 3558ad 1
Characteristics: ix, 384 p. :,map


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Feb 14, 2014

In this second book of the series, Ruso thought that taking his slave, Tilla, back to her home territory would be a vacation. He was sadly mistaken. Hadrian is emperor, but has not built his wall. Tilla's sympathies are with her tribe, but they are not happy with her any more than the Roman soldiers are. The quandary of people caught in a war zone is all to applicable to today's world. The gruesome murder of a soldier and the apparent insanity of the previous doctor make the situation very dangerous, but Ruso and Tilla manage to solve it and return to their previous post.

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