The rollicking fourth book in the Nicolaos and Diotima mystery series set in Classical Athens.Nicolaos, Classical Athens’s favorite sleuth, and his partner in investigation, the clever priestess Diotima, have taken time off to come home and get married. But hoping to get hitched without a hitch proves overly optimistic: A skull discovered in a cave near the Sanctuary of Artemis, the ancient world’...
Series: An Athenian Mystery (Book 4)
Hardcover: 352 pages
Publisher: Soho Crime; First Edition edition (April 29, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 1.1 x 9.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 1425704
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The Marathon Conspiracy is a murder mystery set in Athens at the time of Pericles. Nicolaos, the main character is a sleuth who is hired by the politician Pericles to solve the mystery surrounding the death of the tyrant Hippias, which appears to hav...
us school for girls, is revealed to be the remains of the Hippias, the reviled last tyrant to rule Athens. The Athenians fought the Battle of Marathon to keep this man out of power; he was supposed to have died thirty years ago, in faraway Persia. What are his remains doing outside the city walls? Nico’s boss, the great Athenian statesman Pericles, wants answers, and he orders Nico to find them. Worst of all, one of the two Sanctuary students who discovered the skull has been killed, and the other is missing. Can the sleuths solve the interlocked crimes before their wedding?