Thieves of Ostia - 1st Roman Mystery
Flavia meets Jonathan and they become good friends. She also buys a slave girl named Nubia and makes friends with a tramp called Lupus. Together the four set out to discover who is killing dogs in the port city of Ostia.
This series is about a group of young friends (Flavia Gemina who is the daughter of a Roman sea captain, Nubia, Jonathan, and Lupus) who live near Rome around A.D. 80. The group is always off on exciting adventures, trying to solve all kinds of crimes and mysteries. You get the suspense and thrills of a mystery with the historical setting of ancient Rome. The characters are memorable and the books are well-written. Each book about 160 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel