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An extension of The Roman Mysteries brand, featuring an irresistible new hero, Threptus, who helps solve the mystery of a house haunted by a demon!

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Caroline Lawrence is American. She won a scholarship to Cambridge to read Classical Archaeology, then did a degree in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University College, London. She lives with her husband, a graphic designer, by the river in London and is active as a speaker in schools and at book festivals. In addition to the 17 novels in the Roman Mysteries sequence she has written five spin-off titles, all of which have contributed to total UK sales in excess of 1 million copies.Visit Caroline's website at www.romanmysteries.com

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Fans of Caroline Lawrence's earlier series of mysteries set in Ancient Rome have enjoyed both the thrilling adventures of the four young friends, and the authentic detail which brought those stories so vividly to life. And now, with the adventures of Threptus, readers from about six or seven years of age can enjoy the same delights. - THE BOOKBAGI would give this book a five-star rating for the funny way it's written. I discovered that 'naso' is Latin for nose! - Sebastian, Aged 8The younger reader, and the Classicist of every age, is drawn into and around the streets of Ostia through Lawrence's detailed and flirtatious description - The Classics LibraryThe adventures are action-packed and hilarious, so kids aged 7 and upwards will love them - Liverpool EchoIn the grand tradition of Scooby-Doo, this book gives kids all the thrills of encounters with demons and spirits, while always providing a more mundane (though in this case still fairly exciting!) solution to go with its real-world setting. - Pop ClassicsThe Sewer Demon ... has humour a plenty. It also has a tight plot, a very accurate sense of place and culture, and characters you will fall in love with. Oh, and there's plenty of historical facts too ... Perfect for both avid and reluctant readers ... An exciting and informative read indeed. - THE AWFULLY BIG BLOG ADVENTUREThough quite shor

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