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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine August 2016


Inside a city under siege from Rome's Scythian enemies, thief Quintus is recruited as co-conspirator in a secretive undertaking with murderous thug Vibius. Selected to Robert Lopresti's SleuthSayers yearend "Best of 2016" list. 

Length: Short Story

Setting: A besieged town on the Roman frontier, AD 50

Genres: Crime, Adventure, Historical

Main Characters: Quintus the Clever, Vibius

Read a review of VOICES IN THE CISTERN here

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