Persona Non Grata (Medicus Investigations, Bk 3)
Persona Non Grata - Medicus Investigations, Bk 3 Author:Ruth Downie At long last, Gaius Petreius Ruso and his companion, Tilla, are headed home to Gaul. But with Tilla getting icy greetings from Ruso's relatives, a family member having mysteriously drowned at sea, and the whole Ruso household teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, it's hard to imagine an unhappier reunion. That is, until Severus, the famil... more »y's chief creditor, winds up dead, and the real trouble begins…« less
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Persona non Grata by Ruth Downie is the third of four books in this series, about Roman military doctor, Gaius Ruso and his British housekeeper Tilla. In this adventure they receive a simple letter saying Come home! As Ruso has just broken his foot trying to save a young boy from drowning. He decides it is as good as time any to take Tilla home to meet the family, and what a family. Which consists of a spend thrift home improvement mad step-mother. His harried brother who is happily married with 5 children, 2 teenage sister one of which is madly in love with a gladiator. The dialogue has some modernisms which might put some people off but I enjoy the characters so much that I really don't care. I just down loaded the fourth book Caveat Emptor. 4 stars