International-bestselling author and historian Steven Saylor shares the latest installment in the vivid Novels of Ancient Rome series, Raiders of the Nile. Alexandria , 88 B.C. - Gordianus makes ends meet by solving puzzles and finding things out for pay. He whiles away his time with his slave Bethesda. When Bethesda is kidnapped by brigands who mistake her for a rich manís mistress, Gordianus must convince them that he can offer something of value. And soon, he finds himself in the midst of a very dangerous plot--the raiding and pillaging of the golden sarcophagus of Alexander the Great himself.