Nox dormienda (a long night for sleeping)

an arcturus mystery by Kelli Stanley

Publisher: Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Agricola, Gnaeus Julius, -- 40-93 -- Fiction,
  • Physicians -- Fiction,
  • Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction,
  • Romans -- Great Britain -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D. -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Includes bibilographical references (p. 475-476).

Kelli Stanley is the author of the critically acclaimed "Nox Dormienda," which won the Bruce Alexander Award for best historical mystery and was nominated for a Macavity Award. Actress Cynthia Holloway has performed on stage, film, and television, and she is the voice of Anita Blake in the audiobook editions of Laurell K. Hamilton's bestselling. The Roman Noir book series by Kelli Stanley includes books Nox Dormienda:: A Long Night for Sleeping (An Arcturus Mystery) and The Curse-Maker. See the complete Roman Noir series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.   Latin: nominative feminine singular of dormiendus nominative neuter plural of dormiendus accusative neuter plural of dormiendus vocative feminine singular of dormiendus vocative neuter plural of dormiendusablative feminine singular of dormiendus. "Corby has not only made Greek history accessible&#;he's made it first-rate entertainment." &#;Kelli Stanley, award-winning author of Nox Dormienda and City of DragonsAthens, B.C. Life's tough for Nicolaos, the only investigating agent in ancient Athens. His girlfriend's left him and hi.

  So now, finally, thanks to Marshal I can return to my would-be mogul days, and dream of my cast and because I’m a classic film fan (and a Gemini), I have two: Late ‘40s Nox Dormienda and contemporary Nox Dormienda (because where there’s a .   The Curse-Maker is the sequel to he award-winning Nox Dormienda, the first book of the Roman noir series created by Kelli Stanley (City of Dragons). Wedding impeccably researched history to prose and themes reminiscent of classic hard-boiled writers, The Curse-Maker is a thrilling and suspenseful journey into a dark corner of Roman Britain you /5(10). Kelli Stanley is the author of the critically acclaimed Nox Dormienda, which won the Bruce Alexander Award for best historical mystery and was nominated for a . Stanley’s fine fourth Miranda Corbie mystery (after ’s City of Ghosts) finds the tough-as-nails PI planning to leave her beloved San Francisco in the fall of Miranda will travel to.

  Buy Nox Dormienda by Kelli Stanley from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: Large Type / Large Print Edition. Noir is in the eye of the beholder. While some people feel that fiction called “noir” must take place in a narrow band of geography or time, others understand that noir is a condition of light and spirit rathe r than time or place. At first blush, it would seem that Kelli Stanley understands all of these things better than most, having set her debut novel, Nox Dormienda (Five Star), in 1st. She is a Macavity, Bruce Alexander and Golden Nugget Award winner and has been a finalist for The Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Shamus Award. Her other books include Nox Dormienda and The Curse-Maker, both part of a historical noir series set in Roman Britain, as well as contributions to various fiction and non-fiction anthologies. The.

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It's our good luck that one of her interests is noir fiction, or in this case the "roman noir," a nice little pun describing her wonderful new novel Nox Dormienda: A Long Night for Sleeping (An Arcturus Mystery). The book is set in 83 A.D.

Londinium, a trading center in the Roman province of Brittania under the governorship of Agricola/5. With so many mystery novels to choose from, it's rare to find a fresh voice.

But Arcturus is just that in Nox Dormienda (translated: a long night for sleeping). A history lover and writer myself, I was interested in seeing how author Kelli Stanley handled the Roman era of the first century C.E.

I was impressed.4/5(44). Nox Dormienda is the first book in the Roman Noir series that continues with The Curse-Maker, available wherever print and e-books are sold.

Praise for Nox Dormienda: Bruce Alexander Award winner Macavity Award finalist" takes the reader on a colorful tour of this singular culture high and low, from jails and brothels to the corridors of : Kelli Stanley. Nox Dormienda introduces Arcturus, a half-British, half-Roman doctor who is the physician of Agricola, the provincial governor of Britannia in 83 AD.

When a Syrian spy, possibly carrying a message terminating Agricola's tenure, is found dead, Arcturus is asked by Agricola to find the truth.

NOX DORMIENDA is available as an e-book in all platforms through Smashwords, Barnes and Noble, Amazon (also UK and Germany), and Apple. Originally published by Five Star (Gale Group) inKelli’s debut novel is out of print in all print editions, but plans are in. Nox Dormienda is the award-winning debut novel of critically-acclaimed author Kelli Stanley (City of Dragons), and the first of a series in a new genre: Roman Noir.

Featuring Arcturus, a hardboiled protagonist in the best Philip Marlowe tradition, Nox is a different kind of historical mystery, a suspense thriller that combines a classic noir style with the rich texture of the ancient past.4/5(1). Nox Dormienda is the first book in the Roman Noir series that continues with The Curse-Maker, available wherever print and e-books are sold.

Praise /5(11). Winner of the Bruce Alexander Award for best historical mystery ofNox Dormienda is critically-acclaimed author Kelli Stanley's debut novel and the first book in a new series and new genre: Roman in first century AD Londinium (London), Nox Dormienda introduces Arcturus, private physician for the governor of Britannia as well as his reluctant Maecenas, spy for.

Dear Jayne, Thanks very much for the thoughtful review of Nox Dormienda!Alas, Ruth Downie came out with Medicus after I’d received my publication news, so the fact that we both created medici was just a matter of coincidence.

I thought her book was terrific. Thanks again for your comments. The Curse-Maker is the sequel to he award-winning Nox Dormienda, the first book of the Roman noir series created by Kelli Stanley (City of Dragons).Wedding impeccably researched history to prose and themes reminiscent of classic hard-boiled writers, The Curse-Maker is a thrilling and suspenseful journey into a dark corner of Roman Britain you've never seen before.

NOX DORMIENDA is a nightmare vision of Roman Britain, a lighting-paced historical mystery that blends hard-boiled prose and impeccably researched historical background.

Compelling, immediate and classic private-eye storytelling, the book will sting your senses into a visceral past: you’ll hear the crunch of ice on a muddy Roman road, smell.

Nox Dormienda is the award-winning debut novel of critically-acclaimed author Kelli Stanley (City of Dragons), and the first of a series in a new genre: Roman ing Arcturus, a hardboiled protagonist in the best Philip Marlowe tradition, Nox is a different kind of historical mystery, a suspense thriller that combines a classic noir style with the rich texture of the ancient past.

Nox Dormienda (A Long Night for Sleeping): An Arcturus Mystery Kelli Stanley, Author. Five Star $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. Nox Dormienda is the first book in the Roman Noir series that continues with The Curse-Maker, available wherever print and e-books are sold.

Praise for Nox Dormienda: Bruce Alexander Award winner Macavity Award finalist" takes the reader on a colorful tour of this singular culture high and low, from jails and brothels to the corridors of power/5(11).

The Curse-Maker is the sequel to he award-winning Nox Dormienda, the first book of the Roman noir series created by Kelli Stanley (City of Dragons).Wedding impeccably researched history to prose and themes reminiscent of classic hard-boiled writers, The Curse-Maker is a thrilling and suspenseful journey into a dark corner of Roman Britain you've never seen before/5.

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NOX DORMIENDA (A Long Night for Sleeping) by Kelli Stanley. BUY NOW FROM GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. In ancient Londinium, the governor’s physician becomes a reluctant sleuth. Author: Kelli Stanley. The Curse-Maker is the sequel to he award-winning Nox Dormienda, the first book of the Roman noir series created by Kelli Stanley (City of Dragons).

Wedding impeccably researched history to prose and themes reminiscent of classic hard-boiled writers, The Curse-Maker Brand: St. Martin''s Publishing Group. Read reviews of Kelli Stanley, Nox Dormienda in Crime, Thrillers & Mystery Books. Compare Kelli Stanley, Nox Dormienda with other Crime, Thrillers & Mystery.

Your corner bookstore in the global village with book reviews across genres, columns and contests, and sections for teen books and children's books. Nox Dormienda: A Long Night for Sleeping by Kelli Stanley: Order: USA Can; Five Star, () Hardcover Reviewed by Lisa Respers France: H ow do you say wondrous in Latin.

I wish I knew so I. Her debut novel, NOX DORMIENDA, won the Bruce Alexander Award for best historical mystery of She makes her home in Dashiell Hammett's San Francisco, earned a Master's Degree in Classics, and loves jazz, old movies, fedoras, Art Deco and speakeasies. This is a cross post from my "Books of the Ancient World" blog.

One of the members of the Ancient Roman Reading Group up on Facebook asked about this book today so I updated my review and cross posted it here. Nox Dormienda actually garnered the Bruce Alexander award for historical mystery back in Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Nox Dormienda (A Long Night for Sleeping): An Arcturus Mystery by Kelli Stanley (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Nox Dormienda: A Long Night for Sleeping. Written by Kelli Stanley Review by Tess Allegra. Londinium, 84 AD. The dregs of Saturnalia are slumped over in the clinic, begging for relief as Arcturus, year-old physician to the Governor of Britannia, dispenses cures to local citizens as : Kelli Stanley.

Nox Dormienda (A Long Night for Sleeping), Five Star Mysteries (Gale Group), July,Hardcover, Large Print, E-book The Curse-Maker, Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's Minotaur, FebruaryHardcover, E-book "Convivium" (short story), republished in e-book anthology Left Hanging: 9 Tales of Suspense and Thrills.

Non-Series Fiction. Check out these up-and-coming debut authors from the August issue and the highly successful habits that helped them get published. by Jordan E. Rosenfeld. "Roman Noir," a new genre of mystery fiction, is introduced in Kelli Stanley's debut novel, Nox Dormienda.

To be released in July, the book was highlighted in Library Journal's April 15th cover story as a title combining two of the emerging, hot trends in mystery and crime fiction: historical background and the return of the PI/hardboiled protagonist. Nox Dormienda is the award-winning debut novel of critically-acclaimed author Kelli Stanley (City of Dragons), and the first of a series in a new genre: Roman Noir.

Featuring Arcturus, a hardboiled protagonist in the best Philip Marlowe tradition, No. Get this from a library. Nox dormienda (a long night for sleeping): an Arcturus mystery. [Kelli Stanley] -- Arcturus, the half-native, half-Roman doctor and occasional problem-solver, has seen much in his thirty-three years.

He's risen--despite not playing the politics game. He the doctor and friend of. DEBUT BOOK: Nox Dormienda (Five Start Mysteries) “Set in 83 A.D., Nox Dormienda takes a Roman Britain setting, adds edge-of-your-seat suspense, complex, visceral characters and the hard-boiled lyricism of Raymond Chandler.Kelli Stanley is the author of Nox Dormienda: A Long Night for Sleeping.

Here she develops some ideas about the cast and director should her novel be adapted for the big screen: First, I’d like to thank Marshal for inviting me My Book, My Movie is a terrific blog, and provides a much needed outlet for frustrated writers who love to fantasize about film adaptations!Author: Marshal Zeringue.

The Curse-Maker is the sequel to he award-winning Nox Dormienda, the first book of the Roman noir series created by Kelli Stanley (City of Dragons). Wedding impeccably researched history to prose and themes reminiscent of classic hard-boiled writers, The Curse-Maker is a thrilling and suspenseful journey into a dark corner of Roman Britain you /5(71).