MEMENTO MORI is almost here!

Cover of Memento Mori, US editionNot long now till Ruso and Tilla’s latest adventure goes public!  It’s the story of their fateful trip to the busy shrine at Aquae Sulis (Bath) and you can find out more here

…or listen to Simon Vance reading an excerpt from the book at Tantor Media.

On the left is Bloomsbury’s beautiful US edition. The British edition will follow soon – the cover design is still under wraps but I promise it will be worth waiting for! Newsletter subscribers will be the first to know when it’s being released – if you’d like to join them, please sign up here.


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25 thoughts on “MEMENTO MORI is almost here!

  1. Hi Ruth,

    One of my Birthday presents is a Waterstones voucher intended for buying ‘Memento Mori’, so the sooner it’s published the better…



    1. Excellent plan! I’m considering drinking champagne and lounging around in silk pyjamas. Although that would mean obtaining a) champagne b) stupidly expensive pyjamas. Maybe I’ll just tidy the office.

      1. I know right? I can’t get anything done on release day, except refreshing review pages over and over. XD

      1. Thank you so much for keeping us all up to date 🙂 On the plus side I get to re-read Ruso and Tilla’s adventures again whilst waiting for the new book. I’ve also introduced my daughter to them, hoping she likes them as much as I do!

  2. Wonderful and a very witty cartoon. Amazon promises me that I will get it on the 6th. We’ll see …
    Can’t wait, Ruth. :o)

  3. Ruth; I love your books and have all the previous releases in the Medicus series.
    But I’m losing my eyesight and have to resort to ebooks in order to get the type large enough to read.
    I tried buying this latest in the series from Amazon, but had difficulty negotiating the Amazon certified reader device stuff.
    I have looked elsewhere, but cannot find a place to download and .epub which I am used to.
    Is there some place you know of where I can buy this?
    Thank you, and keep up the good work.

    1. Hi Brian – I’m so sorry to hear you’re having trouble pinning down an e-copy. Could you let me know what sort of a device you’re using please? And am I right in thinking you’re in Canada? If so I’ll ask the US publisher what they suggest. I’m sure we can sort something out!
      Best wishes,

      1. Ruth; Thank you for your quick reply.
        I am using a Galaxy 10 Tab3
        I have tried Amazon for an EPUB, but they only offer AZW and require a certified Kindle device.
        I used my tablet to download the Kindle App from Google Play. But as soon as I select ‘for Android’ there is a test to prove I’m not a robot. When I type in the tree letter test, the letters don’t go in the box, but instead appear in the address bar at the top of the screen.

        I know this is not the place to resolve silly tech problems. I was just hoping that someone could point me towards a sight where I could simply purchase an .EPUB and be done with it.

        Thanks again,

  4. Sorry; I overlooked to answer your question on my location.
    Yes, I live on the east coast of Canada, in the Province of New Brunswick.

    Thanks again. I really appreciate anything you can do to help.

      1. Thank you Ruth.
        You are right. They have an EPUB for sale; and I did order it.
        Unfortunately, the sale would not go through because they stated that they don’t sell to Canada.

        I appreciate all you have done. But maybe, I’ll have to buy a Kindle in order to read your latest book.

        take care,
        and thanks again,

      2. Hi Brian,
        The good folk at Bloomsbury have got back to me and suggested downloading a Kobo, Nook or iBooks app onto your tablet and then buying through that – they should all have the epub version. I hope that works! Meanwhile I’m afraid the person who might be able to explain the hitch with buying direct from Bloomsbury is on holiday this week, so that will remain a mystery.
        Fingers crossed…

  5. Aargh, technology! It really shouldn’t be this difficult, should it? As you’re in Canada I expect somebody at Bloomsbury USA will know where to track down an epub, so I’ll ask and get back to you. Watch this space!

  6. Ruth, thank you so much.
    I was able to buy a copy through KOBO.
    I may have not done it correctly, as I ended up with a KOBO reader on my laptop and the book in a library somewhere.
    But I’ll take it.
    Now for hours of enjoyment with a new Ruso & Tila adventure.

    All the best from across the pond,

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