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Caroline Lawrence

  • 5 stars across 61 books
    Caroline Lawrence is the million-selling author of children's historical fiction including the popular Roman Mysteries books. In 2009, she won the Classical Association Prize for 'a significant contribution to the public understanding of Classics'. She loves movies, travel, London and Virgil's Aeneid.
    1st February 2004

    Thieves of Ostia 2XSWC

    Flavia Gemina is brilliant at finding things, so it's natural for her to solve mysteries. The daughter of a ship's capt... More

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    5th May 2016

    Mystery & Mayhem

    Enthralling children's fiction for everyone who loves Robin Steven's Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries and Frances Hard... More

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    21st November 2002

    The Roman Mysteries: The Pirates of Pompeii: Book 3

    It is AD 79 and Mount Vesuvius has erupted, destroying Pompeii. Among the thousands of people huddled in refugee camps... More

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    4th February 2010

    The Roman Mysteries Omnibus

    THE THIEVES OF OSTIA: The theft of her father's signet ring leads Flavia Gemina to three extraordinary people - Jonathan... More

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    6th February 2003

    The Roman Mysteries: The Dolphins of Laurentum: Book 5

    It's October AD 79. The arrival of a ragged man at the Geminus household sets in motion a series of events which take F... More

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    1st April 2003

    The Roman Mysteries: The Assassins of Rome: Book 4

    Jonathan goes on a secret quest to Rome, and Flavia, Nubia and Lupus set out to find him. Their dangerous mission takes... More

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    2nd April 2007

    The Roman Mysteries: The Charioteer of Delphi: Book 12

    September AD 80. Flavia and her friends go to Rome to celebrate the Festival of Jupiter at Senator Cornix's town house. ... More

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    6th November 2003

    The Roman Mysteries: The Enemies of Jupiter: Book 7

    Jonathan's father, Doctor Mordecai, is summoned to Rome to help the plague victims. The four young detectives are want... More

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    22nd July 2014

    Ike's Incredible Ink

    The journey is the important thing in this tale of a sympathetic - if temporarily distracted - artistic soul. I... More

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    25th August 2016

    How to Write a Great Story

    Do you like to read great stories? Would you like to write one? Learn all about writing a great story.... More

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