ANCIENT WORLD MYSTERIES

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AUTHOR TITLE PERIOD LOCATION
Apostolou, Anna See Doherty, Paul
Ashley, Mike Classical Whodunnits: murder and mystery in Greece and Rome (1997) A.W. Greece/Rome
Mammoth Book of Roman Whodunnits (2003) Var. Rome
Mammoth Book of Ancient Egyptian Whodunnits Var. Egypt
Atherton, Gertrude Golden Peacock (1936) 20 b.c. Rome
Bell, Albert All Roads Lead to Murder (2002) 83 ad Rome
Blood of Caesar (2007) ad Rome
Corpus Conundrum (2014) 84 ad Rome
Death in the Ashes (2013) 84 ad Rome
Eyes of Aurora (2014) 84 ad Rome
Benton, Kenneth Death on the Appian Way 1st Cent B.C. Rome
Blackburn, John Flame and the Wind (1967) 30 a.d. Jerusalem
Bradshaw, Gillian Island of Ghosts (1998) 2nd Cent. Rome
Blair, JMC Excalibur Murders (2008) aw England
Lancelot Murders (2009) aw England
Pendragon Murders (2010) aw England
Blake, Richard Blood of Alexander (2011) 612 Rome
Conspiracies of Rome (2011) 609 Rome
Ghosts of Athens (2013) 612 Rome
Terror of Constantinople (2011) 610 Rome
Boast, Philip Son of Heaven (2007) 64 ad Asia
The Third Princess (2006) AW Britain
Burns, Ron Roman Nights (1991) 52-43b.c. Rome
Roman Shadows (1992) 52-43b.c.
Chavarria, Daniel Eye of Cybele (2002) 5th Cent b.c. Greece
Christie, Agatha Death Comes as an End (1945) 2000 bc Egypt
Connell, Charles Meet Me at Philippi (1948) c. 50b.c. Rome
Most Delicious Poison (1951) c.50.b.c. Mid East
Corby, Gary Death Ex Machina (2015) 460 bc Athens
Ionia Sanction (2011) 460 bc Athens
Marathon Conspiracy (2014) aw Athens
The Pericles Commission (2010) aw Athens
Sacred Games (2013) 460 Athens
Singer From Memphis 2016) 460 Athens
Davis, Lindsey Accusers (The) (2003) 75-76 a.d. Rome
Alexandria (2008) 77 Egypt
Body in the Bath House (2001) 75 a.d. Rome
Deadly Election (2015) 89 Rome
Dying Light in Corduba (1996) 73 a.d. Spain
Enemies at Home (2014) ad Rome
Graveyard of the Hesperdies (2016) ad Rome
Ides of April (2013) ad Rome
Iron Hand of Mars (1992) 71 a.d. Germany
Jupiter Myth (2002) 75 London
Last Act in Palmyra (1994) 72 a.d. Mid East
Nemesis (2010) 77ad Rome
Ode to a Banker (2000) 74 a.d. Rome
One Virgin Too Many (1999) ? ?
Poseidon's Gold (1993) 72 a.d. Rome
Saturnalia (2007) 76 ad Rome
Scandal Takes a Holiday ? Ostia
See Delphi and Die (2005) 76 ad Rome
Shadows in Bronze (1990) 71 a.d. Rome
Silver Pigs (1989) 70 a.d. England
The Spook Who Spoke Again (kindle) 70 a.d. England
Three Hands in the Fountain (1997) 73 a.d. Rome
Time to Depart (1995) 72 a.d. England
Two For The Lions (1998) 73. a.d. Rome
Venus in Copper (1991) 71 a.d. Rome
Doherty, P.C. Anubis Slayings (2000) (Amerotke) 1479- 1478 b.c. Egypt
Assassins of Isis (2004) (Amerotke) 1479- 1478 b.c. Egypt
Death of Alexander (2004) (Alexander the Great) ? Greece
Domina (2002) (Rome Series) ? Rome
Evil Spirit Out of the West (Amerotke) 1479 - 1478 b.c. Egypt
Gates of Hell (2003) (Alexander) 334 b.c. Greece
Godless Man (2002) (Alexander the Great) 334 b.c. Greece
Horus Killings (1999) (Amerotke) 1479 b.c. Egypt
House of Death (2001) (Alexander) 334 b.c. Greece
Mask of Ra (1998) (Amerotke) 1479 b.c. Egypt
Murder Imperial (2003) 313 a.d. Rome
Murder in Macedon: a mystery of Alexander the Great. (1997) 336 b.c. Greece
Murder in Thebes (1998) (Alexander) 335 b.c. Greece
Murder's Immortal Mask (2008) (Claudia) 314 ad Rome
Queen of the Night (2006) 313 a.d. Rome
Poisoner of Ptah (2007) (Amerotke) 1479 b.c. Egypt
Season of the Hyena (2005) ? Egypt
Slayers of Seth (2001) (Amerotke) 1478 b.c. Egypt
Song of a Gladiator (2005) 313 Rome
Spies of Sobeck (2008) (Amerotke) 1479 b.c. Egypt
Year of the Cobra (2006) AW Egypt
Doody, Margaret Aristotle and Poetic Justice (2002) 330 b.c. Greece
Aristotle and the Secrets of Life 330 b.c. Mykonos
Aristotle, Detective (1978) 332 b.c. Greece
Death in Eleusis (2005) 332 b.c. Greece
Poison in Athens (2004) 330 b.c. Greece
Downie, Ruth Caveat Emptor (2011) 118 ad Britain
Medicus & The Disappearing Dancing Girls (2006) 117 ad Britain
Persona Non Grata (2009) 118 ad Britain
Ruso and the Demented Doctor (2008) 118 ad Britain
Ruso and the Root of All Evils (2010) 118 ad Britain
Semper Fidelis (2012) 118 ad Britain
Tabula Rasa (2014) 118 ad Britain
Terra Incognita (2008) 118 ad Britain
Vita Brevis (2016) 118 ad Britain
Drake, Nick Book of Chaos (2011) 1320 bc Egypt
Book of Shadows (2011) BC Egypt
Nefertiti (2006) BC Egypt
Tutankhamun (2008) bc Egypt
Edwards, Michael Murder at the Panionic Games (2001) 650 b.c. Greece
Finnis, Jane A Bitter Chill (2005) 95 ad Britain
Buried Too Deep (2008) 98 ad York
Danger in the Wind (2012) 100 ad Britain
Get Out or Die (2003) 91 ad Britain
Shadows in the Night (2011) a/k/a/ Get Out or Die 91 ad Britain
Ford, Margaret Last Pagan (2002) 360 a.d. Greece
Freisenbruch, Allelise Rivals of the Republic (2016) 70 bc Rome
Friesner, Esther Druid's Blood (?) Claudius Rome
Gale, Elizabeth Julia Valeria (1950) 19 b.c. Rome
Geagley, Brad Day of the False King (2006) 1153 b.c Egypt
Year of the Hyenas (2005) 1150 b.c. Egypt
Gill, Anton City of Dreams (1993) 1361 bc Egypt
City of the Dead (1993)
City of the Horizon (1991)
Gray, Charles E. Murder Defies the Roman Emperor 117-138 a.d. Rome
Green, George Hawk (2005) 34 ad Rome
Greenwood, Kerry Electra (1996) B.C. Greece
Out of the Black Land (2013) 1335 bc Egypt
Hambly, Barbara Quirinal Hill Affair (1983) 116 a.d. Rome
Haney, Lauren Cruel Deceit (2002) BC Egypt
Curse of Silence (2000) BC Egypt
Face Turned Backwards (1999) BC Egypt
Flesh of the God (2002) BC Egypt
Path of Shadows (2003) BC Egypt
Place of Darkness (2001) BC Egypt
Right Hand of Amon (1997) 1464 bc Egypt
Vile Justice (1999) BC Egypt
Hatten, Patrick Champion of the Dead (2004) 400 b.c. Athens
Hayes, J.M. Spirit and the Skull (2014) AW Pangea
Hays, Tony Beloved Dead (2011) 600's Wales
The Divine Sacrifice (2010) 600's Wales
The Killing Way (2009) 600's Wales
Holland, Tom Attis (1995) 60-55 b.c. Rome
Sleeper in the Sands (1999) BC Egypt
Hudson, Roger Death Comes By Amphora (2008) 461 b.c. Athens
Irwin, Wallace Julius Caesar Murder Case (1935) 44 b.c. Rome
Jacq, Christian Assassinated Pyramid (2002) B.C. Egypt
Beneath the Pyramid (2004) B.C. Egypt
Ramses: Battle of Kadesh (1998) B.C. Egypt
Ramses: Eternal Temple (1998) B.C. Egypt
Ranses: Lady of Abu Simbel (1998) B.C. Egypt
Ramses: Son Of Light (1997) B.C. Egypt
Ramses: Under the Western Acacia (1999) B.C. Egypt
Secrets of the Desert (2004) aw Egypt
Karr, Phyllis Idylls of the Queen (1982) 500 a.d. UK
Killeen, Andrew Father of Locks (2013) 800's Baghdad
Kalifah's Mirror (2014) 800's Baghdad
Larkin, Patrick The Tribune (2003) 19 ad Palestine
Lawrence, Isabelle Theft of the Golden Ring (1948) 63 b.c. Rome
Levey, Michael An Affair on the Appian Way (1984) 97-117 a.d. Rome
Levin, Lee King Tut's Private Eye (1996) B.C. Egypt
Locke, Thomas To the Ends of the Earth (1996) 338 a.d. Holy Roman Empire
Macbain, Bruce Bull Slayer (2013) 103 ad Rome
Odin's Child (2015) 96 ad Norway
Roman Games (2010) 96 a.d. Rome
Mandino, Og Christ Commission (1980) 32 a.d. Rome
Manfredi, Valerio Ides of March (2010) aw Rome
Mayer, Eric See listings under Reed, Mary _ _
Meher, Assph Murder in Abstentia (2015) aw Rome
Nelson, Ray Dogheaded Death (1989) 67 a.d. Rome
Noyer, Albert Cybeline Conspiracy (2005) 400's Mainz
Saint's Day Deaths (2001) 406 a.d. Mainz
Secundus Papyrus (2003) 400's Ravenna
O'Hagan, Joan Roman Death (1988) 45 b.c. Rome
Pastor, Ben The Fire Walker (2008) 304 ad Rome
The Water Thief (2007) 304 ad Rome
Perry, Anne Thou Shalt Not Kill (2005) AW Judea
Ramsay, Frederick Copper Kettle (2016) ad Jerusalem
Eigth Veil (2012) 28 ad Jerusalem
Holy Smoke (2012) 29ad Jerusalem
The Wolf and the Lamb (2015) 29ad Jerusalem
Reed, Mary & Eric Mayer One For Sorrow (1999) 535a.d. Byzantium
Eight for Eternity (2010) 532 Byzantium
Five for Silver (2004) 542 Byzantium
Four For A Boy (2002) 525 Byzantium
Murder in Megara (2015) 548 Byzantium
Nine for the Devil (2012) 548 Byzantium
Seven For A Secret (2008) 542 Byzantium
Six for Gold (2005) 542 Byzantium
Ten for Dying (2014) 548 Byzantium
Three For A Letter (2002) 539 ad Byzantium
Two For Joy (2000) 537a.d. Byzantium
Richards, Kel Case of the Damascus Dagger (1994) 1stcenB.C. Rome
Case of the Dead Certainty (1995) 1stcenB.C. Rome
Case of the Vanishing Corpse (199) 30 a.d. Jerusalem
Clues for Armchair Detectives: Investigations into the first Easter (1991) 30 a.d. Jerusalem
Ripley, Mike Boudica and the Lost Roman AW Britainnia
Roberts, John M SPQR 10: A Point in Law (2006) Aw Rome
SPQR 2: Catiline Conspiracy (1991) 63b.c.
SPQR 1: Kings Gambit (1990) 70b.c.
SPQR 6: No Body Loves A Centurion (1994) 58 b.c. Rome
SPQR 12: Oracle of the Dead (2008) AW Rome
SPQR 9: Princess & the Pirate (1997) 53b.c.
SPQR 8: River God's Vengeance (1996) 70 bc Rome
SPQR 3: Sacrilege (1992) Cicero
SPQR 5: Saturnalia (1993)
SPQR 4: Temple of the Muses (1992) 60b.c.
SPQR 7: Tribune's Curse (1995)
SPQR 11: Under Vesuvius (2007) ? Rome
SPQR 13: Year of Confusion (2009) ? Rome
Robinson, Lynda Drinker of Blood (1999) 1350 b.c. Egypt
Eater of Souls (1997) 1350 b.c. Egypt
Murder at the Feast of Rejoicing (1996) 1350 b.c. Egypt
Murder at the God's Gate (1995) 1350 b.c. Egypt
Murder in the Place of Anubis (1994) 1350 b.c. Egypt
Slayer of Gods (2001) 1350 b.c. Egypt
Rowe, Rosemary Chariots of Calyx (2002) 187 England
Coin for the Ferryman (2006) 189 England
Dark Omens (2013) 180's England
Death at Pompeia's Wedding (2008) 189 England
Enemies of the Empire (2005) 188 England
Fateful Day (2015) 190's England
Germanicus Mosaic (1999) 186 England
Ghosts of Glenvum (2004) 187 England
Ides of June (2016) 190's England
Legatus Mystery (2003) 187 England
Murder in the Forum (2001) 187 England
Pattern of Blood (2000) 186 England
Requiem for a Slave (2010) 189 England
A Roman Ransom 188 England
Vestal Vanishes (2011) 189 England
Whispering of Spies (2012) 191 England
Saylor, Steven Arms of Nemesis (1992) 72b.c. Rome
Catalina's Riddle (1994) 63b.c. Rome
Gladiators Die Only Once (2005) 80 b.c. Rome
House of the Vestals (1997) 78-73 b.c. Rome
Judgment of Caesar (2004) 43 b.c. Egypt
Last Seen in Massilia (2000) 49 b.c. Rome
Mist of Prophecies (2002) 48 b.c. Rome
Murder on the Appian Way (1996) 53b.c. Rome
Raiders of the Nile (2014) 88 bc Egypt
Roman Blood (1991) 80 b.c. Rome
Rubicon (1999) 49 b.c. Rome
Seven Wonders (2012) 92 bc Rome
Triumph of Caesar (2008) ? Rome
Venus Throw (1995) 56b.c. Rome
Wrath of the Furies (2015) 88 Rome
Scarrow, Simon Brothers in Blood (2015) 44 a.d. Britannia
Eagle and the Wolves (2003) 44 a.d. Britannia
Eagle's Prophecy (2009) 45 a.d. Rome
Praetorian (2011) 50 ad Rome
Under The Eagle (2000) 43 a.d. Britannia
Scribner, Alan Cyclops Case (2013) AW Rome
Marcus Aurelius Betrayed (2015) AW Rome
Mars, the Avenger (2012) AW Rome
Return of Spartacus (2016) AW Rome
Severin, Tim Book of Dreams (2015) 780 Franklin
Severac, Benoit Pax Romana: The Aquitania Mysteries (2010) Aw Rome
Somoza, Jose Carlos The Athenian Murders (2002) 4th Cent b.c. Greece
Stanley, Kelli Curse-Maker (2011) 83 ad London
Nox Dormienda (2008) 83 ad London
Tassie, A.C. Death of a Blue Hero (1998) 26a.d. Rome
Death of a Vestal Virgin (2005) ? Rome
Thurston, Carol Eye of Horus (2000) AW Egypt
Todd, Marilyn Black Salamander (2000) 12 b.c. Gaul
Blind Eye (2007) 446 bc Athens
Blood Moon (2009) bc Rome
Dark Horse (2002) bc Rome
Dream Boat (2002) ? Rome
I, Claudia (1995) 13 b.c. Rome
Jail Bait (1999)
Man Eater (1997) 12 b.c. Outside Rome
Scorpio Rising (2006) bc. Rome
Second Act (2003) bc. Sicily
Still Waters (2010) bc Rome
Stone Cold (2005) bc Rome
Sword, Sandals and Sirens (2016) bc Rome
Virgin Territory (1996) 13b b.c. Sicily
Widow's Pique (2004) bc Rome
Wolf Whistle (1998)
Trop, June Deadliest Lie (2014) 46 bc Egypt
Wallace, Irwin Julius Caesar Murder Case (1935) AW Rome
Walsh, John E. Man Who Buried Jesus (1989) 33A.D. Jerusalem
Waters, Paul Cast Not the Day (2012) 200 bc Britain
Of Merchants and Heroes (2009) AW Greece/Rome
Republic of Vengeance (2012) AW Britain
White, Leslie Scorpus the Moor (1962) Nero Rome
Whitworth, V.M. Bone Thief (2012) aw Wessex
Williams, Jay Roman Moon Mystery (1948) 58a.d. Rome
Stolen Oracle (1943) 21b.c. Rome
Wishart, David Bodies Politic (2012) ad Rome
Finished Business (2014) 40 ad Rome
Food For The Fishes (2005) ad Rome
Foreign Bodies (2016) 42 ad Rome
Germanicus (1997) 14-19a.d. Rome
Horse Coin (1999) a.d. Rome
I, Virgil (1995) a.d. Rome
Illegally Dead (2008) ad Rome
In at the Death (2007) 34 a.d. Rome
Last Rites (2001) a.d. Rome
Lydian Baker (1998) a.d. Rome
Nero (1997) a.d. Rome
No Cause for Concern (2012) a.d. Rome
Old Bones (2000) a.d. Rome
Ovid (1995) 14-37 a.d. Rome
Parthian Shot (2004) ad Rome
Sejanus (1998) 30a.d. Rome
Solid Citizen (2013) 39 ad Rome
Trade Secrets (2017) 41 a.d. Rome
Vote for Murder (2002) a.d. Rome
White Murder (2002) 34 a.d Rome
Yarbro, Chelsea See Listings Under Fantasy 98a.d. Saxony

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