Kindle Daily Deal for Dec 10: 2012: Persona Non Grata: A Novel of the Roman Empire by Ruth Downie for $0.99
Wow, an old school KDD for less than a buck. From the description:
"At long last, Gaius Petreius Ruso and his companion, Tilla, are headed home-to Gaul. Having received a note consisting only of the words "COME HOME!" Ruso has (reluctantly, of course) pulled up stakes and brought Tilla to meet his family.
But the reception there is not what Ruso has hoped for: no one will admit to sending for him, and his brother Lucius is hoping he'll leave. With Tilla getting icy greetings from his relatives, Lucius' brother-in-law mysteriously drowned at sea, and the whole Ruso family being sued for bankruptcy, it's hard to imagine an unhappier reunion. That is, until Severus, the plaintiff in the bankruptcy suit, winds up dead, and the real trouble begins..."
4.2 stars on 25 reviews, with no negative reviews (most people kinda liked it and it didn't make anybody mad). 368 pages, whispersync for voice enabled.