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John Maddox Roberts
[1947-]
Decius Cecilius Metellus, a would-be playboy son of an illustrious family, in the SPQR historical mysteries:

SPQR I: The King’s Gambit (1990)
Finalist 1991 Edgar Award for Best Paperback

SPQR II: The Catiline Conspiracy (1991)

SPQR III: The Sacrilege (1992)

SPQR IV: The Temple of the Muses (1992)

SPQR V: Saturnalia (1992)

SPQR VI: Nobody Loves a Centurion (2001)

SPQR VII: The Tribune’s Curse (2003)

SPQR VIII: The River God’s Vengeance (2004)

SPQR IX: The Princess and the Pirates (2005)

SPQR X: A Point of Law (2006)

SPQR XI: Under Vesuvius (2007)

SPQR XII: Oracle of the Dead (2008)

SPQR XIII: The Year of Confusion (2010)

Gabe Treloar, a burned-out LAPD veteran on the way to a PI job in Cleveland, ending up in his old hometown, Monticello, Ohio:

A Typical American Town (1994)

The Ghosts of Saigon (1996)

Desperate Highways (1997)