Edward Enfield leads us through the thorny subject of roses, counts the blessings of keeping chickens and exposes the perfidy of gardening copywriters, while offering wise and witty tips on how best to enjoy the fruits of your labour.
When a victim of Verres, Sicily's corrupt governor, shows up at the door of Roman senator Cicero, he sets in motion a chain of events which will propel Cicero into one of the most famous courtroom dramas in history. Cicero is determined to attain imperium - supreme power in the state.
Rome, 63 BC. In a city on the brink of acquiring a vast empire, seven men are struggling for power. Cicero is consul, Caesar his ruthless young rival, Pompey the republic’s greatest general, Crassus its richest man, Cato a political fanatic, Catilina a psychopath and Clodius an ambitious playboy.
Gareth Cadwallader Owen is the Mamur Zapt, the head of the Khedive's Secret Police. However, unlike his British colleagues, Owen works for the Khedive. It's not a comfortable perch, as agitation for political & social restructuring grows.
When Monsieur Pamplemousse got an urgent call from the director of Le Guide, he knew that there was trouble at the top. But he didn't expect the trouble to include a nun who is in the habit of joining the Mile High Club.
Marshal Guarnaccia investigates the murder of a young woman and wonders if the girl's father had something to do with her death. With the help of a journalist, his investigations draw him into the illegal human trafficking of women sold into the sex trade. Can he save these women before it's too late, and what do they have to do with the killing of Daniela Paoletti?