Albanus was distracted by a commotion behind him. Something was being hauled up onto the clifftop. A voice was yelling over the sound of wind … [Read more...] about Carpe Diem, Day 2
Carpe Diem by Ruth Downie
Britannia, AD 123
In the confusion of a storm and a shipwreck, someone has murdered the local baker in the military settlement of Arbeia. Albanus, tutor to the sons of officers and a man whose only ambition is to teach his pupils something—anything—without a classroom riot, finds himself swept up in the investigation.
There were rescuers already clinging to the rocks, but Albanus could barely hear their shouts over the crash and roar of the waves. The wind snatched … [Read more...] about Carpe Diem, Day 1