Rome is a frightening place. But little does Christian slave girl Mary realise the dangers that await her when she accompanies her master to the city. It is the day of the chariot races and Mary finds herself the only witness to a terrible crime. Soon it is not just the thieves and drunks she has to worry about, but someone far more cruel and powerful…
A tale based on a key moment in Roman history, full of Terry Deary’s dark humour and dry wit.
Terry Deary Roman Tales: The Fatal Fire (Terry Deary’s Historical Tales)
Roman Tales: The Fatal Fire (Terry Deary’s Historical Tales)