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Pompo's Anchor

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

Listen to the FREE reading by William Burton McCormick on the Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine podcast site here.

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