The corpse in the shallow grave couldn’t find rest. "You’ll never get away with my murder," she cried. "They’ll find you in the end. One way or another, they will find you. And then you’ll have to pay."
But her killer has no intentions of being caught. Joining a troupe of traveling actors (aren’t all killers actors at heart?), there’s no better place to hide out. Until the group is invited to spend Saturnalia with Claudia Seferius…
Claudia Seferius must contend with a house full of actors, the forthcoming Saturnalia festival-and a rapist terrorizing Rome.