Book 1.0 of Felix the Fox
Crime & Thriller
Detective & Mystery Fiction
Fantasy & Magic
Mystery & Crime
Purple Toga Publications
Published: Sep 30, 2015
A young man is found dead in his bed, with a look of extreme agony on his face and strange tattoos all over his body. His distraught senator father suspects foul play, and knows who to call on.
Enter Felix, a professional investigator. In the business of ferreting out dark information for his clients, Felix is neither a traditional detective nor a traditional magician – but something in between. Drawing on his experience of dealing with the shady elements of society and his aborted education in the magical arts, Felix dons his toga and sets out to discover the young man’s killers.
Murder in absentia is set in a rich fantasy world. The city of Egretia is modelled after a thousand years of ancient Roman culture, with elements borrowed from the founding of Rome to the late empire, mixed with a judicious amount of magic. Between the cynical, hardboiled outlook of Felix and the old forces roaming the world, Egretia presents an engaging world for the reader to immerse themselves in.
Togas, Daggers and Magic - This novel will appeal to lovers of murder mysteries, ancient Rome and fantasy.