Flavia's tutor commits a terrible crime and escapes, with the children tracking him across Greece to unravel the mystery of why he did it and where he's going. 240 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