The Sirens of Surrentum

The Sirens of Surrentum

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It's June A.D. 80. Everyone is thinking about love at the lavish Villa Limona, where friends Flavia, Jonathan, Lupus, and Nubia have come to visit for the summer. But their host suspects that there's a poisoner among the houseguests, and the friends are asked to investigate. Faced with many distractions, including the arrival of Flavia's betrothed, can they set a trap to catch the culprit?

Title:The Sirens of Surrentum
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781596430846
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    The Sirens of Surrentum Reviews

  • Erin

    What a fun book! Historical fiction plus a mystery...add in a coming-of-age story, and you've got a winner in my eyes. The Sirens of Surrentum also has enough intrigue and allusions to steamy romance ...

  • Leah

    I found this one a bit too ridiculous. The whole romance part was childish, making me dislike Flavia's character again. Plus all the suicide attempts were stupid, with people over-reacting. Overall, i...

  • Diana Sandberg

    Still holding up excellently. I am admiring Lawrence’s ability to touch on serious subjects – in this case, a very young girl’s infatuation with a predatory older man and the danger arising ther...

  • Mia

    I think this is my least favourite of the Roman Mysteries books so far.Before now the four heroes had been young children who had a tendency of getting caught up in mystery after mystery. But in this ...

  • Kat

    Although Lawrence never shies away from difficult subjects in her books, this instalment did feel like it took a step up in terms of maturity. Some of the main themes of the book are love and lust and...

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    I'm reading this book and I hate it even more as I'm reading. First of all, Flavia, an 11 year old girl, who is assigned to marry a boy at her age loves her friend's father, Felix, who is 45 years old...

  • Dee Paisley

    I've enjoyed the series, but the subject matter in this book is for readers much older than 12....

  • Paula

    This book clarified the difference between Epicureans and Stoics in a dramatic and memorable way.I felt a great deal of the content was much too adult for a middle grade book....

  • Stephen

    Roman mysteries is a bit like the Famous Five with a Roman setting. Four children and a dog solving criminal conspiracies and unravelling some wonderful mysteries in a set of books that just keeps on ...

  • sabisteb aka callisto

    Dieses Buch behandelt ein Thema, das man bei einem Kinderbuch nicht erwarten würde.Flavia verbringt mit ihren Freunden den Sommer in der Villa Limona von Publius Pollius Felix, in welchen sie immer n...