DEATH IN BYZANTIUM: At the heart of what is left of the Roman Empire, lies a city simmering with intrigue & treachery. Amid this maelstrom stands John, a slave who has risen to become the right hand of Justinian, the greatest of Byzantium's emperors. With violence and murder commonplace, it is John's skills as an investigator that the Emperor prizes the most.
EIGHT FOR ETERNITY. January, 532: riots engulf Constantinople. To some the riots portend the end of the empire, to others the end of the world itself. Against a murderous backdrop lit by raging fires and rampaging mobs, John must untangle a web of intrigue and treachery before the emperor himself is deposed.
Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
01 Dec 2012 * 352pp * £4.99 * 9781781851005
'An excellent entry in an excellent series. Darned close to being the perfect historical mystery.'
'Subtle, well-drawn characters... an outstanding historical series.'
'John the Lord Chamberlain is an unforgettable protagonist.'