By Gary Corby
Greece, 454 BC: The sacred isle of Delos, the birthplace of the divine twins Apollo and Artemis, has been a such a lot holy pilgrimage website for hundreds of years. Delos can also be domestic to the army fund saved via the Delian League, the alliance of city-states that defended Greece opposed to the Persians, and that massive treasury is safe purely by way of the clergymen and priestesses of the tiny isle and a scant armed guard.
Then sooner or later the charismatic Athenian statesman Pericles arrives on the head of a small military to forcibly take the treasury again to the protection of Athens. With him are Nico, the one inner most agent in historical Athens, and his seriously pregnant spouse and accomplice in sleuthing, the priestess Diotima. She has been chosen to provide this year’s annual supplying to holy Artemis.
In the face of righteous resistance from the monks, Pericles assigns Nico to bribe their chief. yet prior to he can get very a ways with this dubiously unholy job, Nico finally ends up with a homicide on his hands.
It is a criminal offense opposed to the gods to die or be born at the sacred island. due to the violence over the treasury, the 1st blasphemy has already been dedicated. Can Nico resolve the homicide and get Diotima off the island prior to they by accident dedicate the second?
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Death on Delos (An Athenian Mystery) by Gary Corby