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  • Deadly Electionby Lindsey Davis

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 9.99

    In the blazing July heat of imperial Rome, Flavia Albia inspects a decomposing corpse. It has been discovered in lots to be auctioned by her family business, so she's determined to identify the dead man and learn how he met his gruesome end. The investigation will give her a chance to work with the magistrate, Manlius Faustus, the friend she sadly... more...

  • The Spook Who Spoke Againby Lindsey Davis

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 2.99

    Marcus Didius Alexander Postumus is a special boy. He is twelve, or perhaps eleven. He has two mothers and various possible fathers, so he worries who will take care of him. He is self-confident yet vulnerable, intelligent yet sinister. He knows not many people like him. When his birth mother, Thalia the snake-dancer, takes him to live with her... more...

  • See Delphi and Dieby Lindsey Davis

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 7.39

    It's 76 A.D. during the reign of Vespasian, and Marcus Didius Falco has achieved much in his life. He's joined the equestrain rank, allowing him to marry Helena Justina, the Senator's daughter he's been keeping time with the past few years. But that doesn't mean all is quiet for Falco, Helena, and their two young daughters. By trade he is an informer,... more...

  • Alexandriaby Lindsey Davis

    Random House 2009; US$ 12.68

    'I came fully equipped with the old prejudice that anything to do with Egypt involved corruption and deceit.' AD 77. Egypt was the destination of choice for Roman tourists, being home to not one but two Wonders of the Ancient World, a Centre of Culture, and people with exotic habits. Unfortunately, when Marcus Didius Falco pays a visit he discovers... more...

  • Nemesisby Lindsey Davis

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 13.86

    The much awaited latest installment in this New York Times bestselling series brings Marcus Didius Falco back to the city of Rome and its deadly, convoluted intrigues In the high summer of A.D. 77, Roman informer Marcus Didius Falco is beset by personal problems. Newly bereaved and facing unexpected upheavals in his life, it is a relief for him... more...

  • Shadows in Bronzeby Lindsey Davis

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 7.39

    It's the first century A.D. and Marcus Didius Falco, Ancient Rome's favorite son and sometime palace spy, has just been dealt a lousy blow from the gods: The beautiful, high-born Helena Justina has left him in the dust. So when the Emperor Vespasian calls upon him to investigate an act of treason, Falco is more than ready for a distraction. Disguised... more...

  • The Silver Pigsby Lindsey Davis

    St. Martin's Press 2006; US$ 13.49

    When Marcus Didius Falco, a Roman "informer" who has a nose for trouble that's sharper than most, encounters Sosia Camillina in the Forum, he senses immediately all is not right with the pretty girl. She confesses to him that she is fleeing for her life, and Falco makes the rash decision to rescue her?a decision he will come to regret. For Sosia bears... more...

  • Venus in Copperby Lindsey Davis

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 7.39

    Rome, AD 71. Marcus Didius Falco is deperate to leave the notorious Lautumiae prison - though being bailed out by his mother is a slight indignity... Things go from bad to worse though when a group of nouveau riche ex-slaves hire him to outwit a fortune-hunting redhead, whose husbands have a habit of dying accidently, leaving him up against a... more...

  • The Course of Honourby Lindsey Davis

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 7.39

    In ancient Rome, ambitious citizens who aspired to political power, to become one of the ruling elite?a senator, had to follow what was known as "The Course of Honor." This course had only one unbreakable rule: a senator is forbidden to marry a slave, even a freed slave. When the soldier Vespasian meets an interesting girl in the imperial palace,... more...

  • Alexandriaby Lindsey Davis

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 13.86

    In first century A.D. Rome, during the reign of Vespasian, Marcus Didius Falco works as a private "informer," often for the emperor, ferreting out hidden truths and bringing villains to ground. But even informers take vacations with their wives, so in A.D. 77, Falco and his wife, Helena Justina, with others in tow, travel to Alexandria, Egypt. But... more...