By Norman Russell
Whilst popular archaeologist Professor Roderick Ainsworth finds an historical Roman temple of Mithras in London's Clerkenwell, his occupation is decided to be topped with a knighthood. Thena younger analytical chemist is murdered within the temple, and conditions recommend a ritural homicide. at the similar day, a wealthy producer is located slaughtered at Carshalton. back, proof issues to ritual sacrifice.
Has the invention of the Mithraeum revived a dormant cult of Mithras?
Set in overdue Victorian instances, Depths of Deceit is the 6th novel that includes Detective Inspector field of Scotland backyard and Sergeant Knollys, who jointly probe into the pro lives of Roderick Ainsworth and his lethal rival, Sir Charles Wayneflete, to discover the dreadful fact concerning the Mithras murders.
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Depths of Deceit (Inspector Box, Book 6) by Norman Russell