The Charioteer of Delphi
The Charioteer of Delphi (The Roman Mysteries)
The Charioteer of Delphi
Caroline Lawrence
The Roman Mysteries Book XII A RETURN TO ROME.  Flavia and her friends experience the danger and exhilaration of chariot racing in the circus Maximus. It's September AD 80.  Flavia, Jonathon, Lupus and Nubia are back in Rome to celebrate the Festival of Jupiter at the town house of Senator Cornix.  A famous racehorse has gone missing just days before important events at the Circus Maximus.  With their new companion Scopos, the young charioteer from Delphi, the friends must infiltrate rival facing factions to discover who stole the horse, and why.  Violence, deception, secret identities and a deadly curse are all ingredients in this twelfth installment of the exciting series.

Book Details


  • Adventure
  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Science

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Nubia, Flavia, Lupus, and Jonathon have returned to Rome to visit Flavia's uncle, Senator Cornix, and to watch the racing at the celebration of the Festival of Jupiter. Just days before leaving for Rome they meet a strange young boy named Scopus. Scopus becomes a stable hand in the stable of the Greens and invites his new friends to Rome. A famous racehorse has suddenly gone missing just days before the races begin and the four friends set out to find him. No sooner have they found the first horse than another one goes missing.

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