The Secrets of Vesuvius Paperback
Part of the The Roman Mysteries series
It's the summer of AD 79 and Flavia Gemina and her friends, Jonathan, Nubia and Lupus, set sail for the Bay of Naples where they are going to stay with Flavia's uncle near Pompeii.
Once they arrive, they are soon absorbed in a quest to solve a riddle that may lead to treasure. But then tragedy strikes: Mount Vesuvius erupts and the friends must flee for their lives! Not just a mystery - this is an absolutely thrilling action adventure that brings history to life!
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages, 1, 1 maps
- Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
- Publication Date: 01/07/2002
- Category: Historical
- ISBN: 9781842550212
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Review by CaroTheLibrarian
Follow up to the Thieves of Ostia, this story sees Flavia and her friends heading for a holiday at the coast, only to get caught up in the eruption of Vesuvius. They manage to solve a few mysteries while they're there of course. Suitable for kids age 8+