Gladiators From Capua - 8th Roman Mystery
More bloody than others in the series, this book takes the children on an adventure to the Colosseum, where they spend three terrifying days staring death in the face. 224 pgs.
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