Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine March/April 2015
In ancient Rome, a thief tries to avenge the murder of his friends by stealing from their killer while the mysterious Pompo watches. A 2016 Derringer Award finalist.
Length: Short Story
Setting: A tavern in Rome, AD 55
Genres: Crime, Historical
Main Characters: Decimus, Quintus the Clever, Pompo
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