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Caroline Lawrence, Andrew Davidson - Author

About the Author

Caroline Lawrence is American. She won a scholarship to Cambridge to read Classical Archaeology, then did a degree in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University College, London. She lives with her husband, a graphic designer, by the river in London and is active as a speaker in schools and at book festivals.

Featured books by Caroline Lawrence, Andrew Davidson

Assassins of Rome

Assassins of Rome

9+ readers

Author: Caroline Lawrence, Andrew Davidson Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/04/2003

The friends are on a dangerous assignment in Rome in the fourth Roman Mysteries adventure.

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The Dolphins of Laurentum

The Dolphins of Laurentum

9+ readers

Author: Caroline Lawrence, Andrew Davidson Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/02/2003

It's October AD 79. The arrival of a ragged man at the Geminus household sets in motion a series of events which take Flavia and her three friends to an opulent villa by the sea at Laurentum, a few miles south of Ostia. Just off the coast is a sunken wreck full of treasure which could be the answer to all their problems. But someone else is after the treasure, too. As the four children try to recover it, they solve the terrible mystery of Lupus's past.

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The Pirates of Pompeii

The Pirates of Pompeii

9+ readers

Author: Caroline Lawrence, Andrew Davidson Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/11/2002

It is AD 79 and Mount Vesuvius has erupted, destroying Pompeii. Among the thousands of people huddled in refugee camps along the bay of Naples are Flavia Gemina and her friends, Jonathan the Jewish boy, Nubia the African slave-girl, and Lupus the mute beggar boy. When the friends discover that children are being kidnapped from the camps, they start to investigate and soon solve the mystery of the pirates of Pompeii.

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The Secrets of Vesuvius

The Secrets of Vesuvius

9+ readers

Author: Caroline Lawrence, Andrew Davidson Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2002

It's the summer of AD 79 and Flavia Gemina and her friends, Jonathan, Nubia and Lupus, set sail for the Bay of Naples where they are going to stay with Flavia's uncle near Pompeii. Once they arrive, they are soon absorbed in a quest to solve a riddle that may lead to treasure. But then tragedy strikes: Mount Vesuvius erupts and the friends must flee for their lives! Not just a mystery - this is an absolutely thrilling action adventure that brings history to life!

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Other books by Caroline Lawrence, Andrew Davidson

The Man from Pomegranate Street

The Man from Pomegranate Street

9+ readers

Author: Caroline Lawrence Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/04/2009

The emperor is dead! But did he die of natural causes, or was it murder? The young detectives are determined to find out in the seventeenth and last of The Roman Mysteries.

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The Roman Mystery Scrolls: The Poisoned Honey Cake Book 2

The Roman Mystery Scrolls: The Poisoned Honey Cake Book 2

Author: Caroline Lawrence, Andrew Davidson, Richard Williams Illustrator: Helen Forte Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2012

Floridius, freelance soothsayer, is afraid that he has lost his talent for seeing the future. Threptus wants to find some titbits of information that his mentor can use to convince people he still has the gift, but will a poisoned honey cake lead to disaster along the way? Join Threptus and Floridius on their hilarious and action-packed adventures among Rome's superstitious underclass, and don't miss this ruder, funnier and still historically accurate companion to The Roman Mysteries.

The Roman Mysteries: The Legionary from Londinium and other Mini Mysteries

The Roman Mysteries: The Legionary from Londinium and other Mini Mysteries

Author: Caroline Lawrence, Andrew Davidson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2010

Mystery and adventure in Ancient Roman times for Flavia Gemina and her friends . . . Sacred chickens, a jellyfish and a Roman mystery set in Britannia - this collection of mini-mysteries is the perfect recipe for a gripping read! Includes an exclusive interview with Caroline Lawrence on the secrets of writing mystery stories!

The Prophet from Ephesus

The Prophet from Ephesus

9+ readers

Author: Caroline Lawrence Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/06/2009

Flavia and her friends are hotly pursued by the emperor's soldiers as they investigate a kidnapping in the sixteenth Roman Mysteries adventure. The penultimate title in the bestselling Roman Mysteries series is re-issued with a brand new cover look.

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The Beggar of Volubilis

The Beggar of Volubilis

9+ readers

Author: Caroline Lawrence Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/02/2008

On a mission for the Emperor Titus, Flavia and friends head to Morocco to find a lost emerald mentioned in a prophecy, in the fourteenth of The Roman Mysteries.

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The Roman Mysteries: Trimalchio's Feast and other mini-mysteries

The Roman Mysteries: Trimalchio's Feast and other mini-mysteries

Author: Caroline Lawrence, Andrew Davidson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2007

Between writing her bestselling novels, Caroline Lawrence has penned several short stories, covering incidents alluded to in the novels, but not dramatised at length. This book brings together mini-mysteries to provide even more coverage of events in the lives of our four detectives during the dangerous, exciting reign of Emperor Titus. Each of these short and sharp stories is as compelling and exciting as the novels, full of the sights and sounds of ancient Rome. Caroline Lawrence has written exclusive notes on each story, providing background on the inspiration and relevance to the series.

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