A Dying Light in Corduba: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 8

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Minotaur Books #ad - A Dying Light in Corduba: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 8 #ad - Political intrigue, an exotic Spanish dancer, and impending fatherhood all add to Falco's troubles. One night, a man is killed and Rome's Chief Spy left for dead. Inimitable sleuth Falco is back with a vengeance. Soon he is plunged into the fiercely competitive world of olive oil production. This leaves no one except Falco to conduct the investigation.

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Time to Depart: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 7

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Minotaur Books #ad - Under roman law, citizens are not imprisoned but are allowed "time to depart" into exile outside the Empire. Petro and falco must descend into the underworld of Vespasian's Rome to investigate. But soon after, an outbreak of robbery and murder suggests a new criminal ring has moved into Balbinus's territory.

Time to Depart: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 7 #ad - One dark and gloomy dawn, Petro and Falco put the evil Balbinus aboard a ship. Petronius longus, captain of the Aventine watch and Falco's oldest friend, has finally nailed one of Rome's top criminals.

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Last Act in Palmyra: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 6

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Minotaur Books #ad - A dangerous brush with the brother, the sinister ruler of Nabataean Petra, sends Falco and his girlfriend Helena on a fast camel ride to Syria. The spirit of adventure calls Falco on a new spying mission to the untamed East in search of the Emperor Vespasian. Here they join a traveling theatre group, which keeps losing members in nonaccidental drownings.

Last Act in Palmyra: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 6 #ad - He's picking up extra fees from his old friend Thalia the snake dancer as he searches for Sophrona, her lost water organist. The bad acting and poor audiences are almost as bad as the desert and its scorpions-then as the killer hovers, Falco tries to write a play. With the chief spy Anacrites paying his fare, Falco knows anything can go wrong.

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Three Hands in the Fountain: Falco 9

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Hodder & Stoughton #ad - As the heat rises in the Circus Maximus, they face a race agaisnt time and a strong test of their friendship. Marcus didius falco and his laddish friend Petronius find their local fountain has been blocked- by a gruesomely severed human hand. Soon other body parts are being found in the aqueducts and sewers.

Public panic overcomes official indifference, and the Aventine partners are commissioned to investigate. They know the sadistic killer lurks somewhere on the festive streets of Rome- perparing to strike again. Praise for lindsey davis'lindsey davis has seen off all her competitors to become the unassailable market leader in the 'crime in Ancient Rome' genre.

Three Hands in the Fountain: Falco 9 #ad - . A serial killer stalks the games. Women are bing abducted during festivals, with the next Games only days away. Davis's squalid, vibrant rome is as pleasurable as ever' - Guardian'Davis's prose is a lively joy. Sinister and gloriously real' - the times on sunday'For fans of crime fiction set in the ancient world, this one is not to be missed' - Booklist'Davis's books crackle with wit and knowledge.

She has the happy knack of making the reader feel entirely immersed in Rome' - The Times.

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Poseidon's Gold: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 5

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Minotaur Books #ad - Rome, ad 72. The legionary is found viciously stabbed to death, with Falco the prime suspect. Falco returns home from a six-month mission to the German legions. Worse still, the only client Falco can get is his mother-who wants him to clear the family name. Then, just as falco thinks things can only get better, fate takes a turn for the worse.

Poseidon's Gold: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 5 #ad - But trouble is in store for him: his apartment has been wrecked by squatters, and an ex-legionary friend of his colorfully heroic brother Festus is demanding money, allegedly owed him as the result of one of Festus's wild schemes. Now he has only three days to prove he is not a murderer, to trace the real suspect, amass evidence, and win a fortune.

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Two for the Lions: Falco 10

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Hodder & Stoughton #ad - His potential fee could finally allow him to join the middle ranks and be worthy of long-suffering Helena Justina. Unexpectedly confronted with the murder of a man-eating lion, Falco is distracted from his original task, uncovering a bitter rivalry between the gladiators' trainers. Lumbered with working alongside reptilian chief spy Anacrites, Marcus Didius Falco has the perfect plan to make money - he will assist Vespasian in the Emperor's 'Great Census' of AD73.

Two for the Lions: Falco 10 #ad - Sinister and gloriously real' - the times on sunday'For fans of crime fiction set in the ancient world, this one is not to be missed' - Booklist'Davis's books crackle with wit and knowledge. With one star gladiator dead, falco is forced to investigate and the trail leads from Rome to the blood-soaked sand of the arena in North Africa.

Praise for lindsey davis'lindsey davis has seen off all her competitors to become the unassailable market leader in the 'crime in Ancient Rome' genre. Join falco in the fight for truth in North Africa. She has the happy knack of making the reader feel entirely immersed in Rome' - The Times.

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One Virgin Too Many: Falco 11

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Hodder & Stoughton #ad - Immediately he regrets it. A lost child in a deadly lottery. Finding gaia is then a race against time, ending in Falco's most terrifying exploit yet. She has the happy knack of making the reader feel entirely immersed in Rome' - The Times. A frightened child approaches Roman informer Marcus Didius Falco, pleading for help.

. Gaia has been selected as the new Vestal Virgin, and when she disappears Falco is officially asked to investigate. Praise for lindsey davis'lindsey davis has seen off all her competitors to become the unassailable market leader in the 'crime in Ancient Rome' genre. Sinister and gloriously real' - the times on sunday'For fans of crime fiction set in the ancient world, this one is not to be missed' - Booklist'Davis's books crackle with wit and knowledge.

One Virgin Too Many: Falco 11 #ad - Beset by his own family troubles, by his new responsibilities as Procurator of the Sacred Poultry, and by the continuing search for a new partner, he turns her away. Nobody believes gaia's story that a relation wants to kill her - and neither does he.

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Ode to a Banker: Falco 12

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Hodder & Stoughton #ad - . A visit to the chrysippusscriptorium implicates him in a gruesome literary murder so when Petronius Longus, commissions him to investigate, the over-worked vigiles enquiry chief, Falco is forced to accept. Lindsey davis' twelfth novel wittily explores Roman publishing and banking, taking us from the jealousies of authorship and the mire of patronage, to the darker financial world, where default can have fatal consequences .

. She has the happy knack of making the reader feel entirely immersed in Rome' - The Times. Praise for lindsey davis'lindsey davis has seen off all her competitors to become the unassailable market leader in the 'crime in Ancient Rome' genre. Sinister and gloriously real' - the times on sunday'For fans of crime fiction set in the ancient world, this one is not to be missed' - Booklist'Davis's books crackle with wit and knowledge.

Ode to a Banker: Falco 12 #ad - Things get out of hand as usual. In the long, private informer and spare-time poet, Marcus Didius Falco, hot Roman Summer of AD74, gives a reading for his family and friends. Davis's squalid, vibrant rome is as pleasurable as ever' - Guardian'Davis's prose is a lively joy.

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A Body in the Bathhouse Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 13

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Mysterious Press #ad - The contractors have fled to Britain where, as the Fates have it, Falco is ordered. A local chief and ally of the Romans is having a palace built by the Emperor Vespasian. However, work is slipshod, the project is running late, and fatal accidents keep happening. The 13th novel featuring roman detective marcus Didius Falco explores the fervor of home improvement that's sweeping the Roman Empire and Falco's own household, specifically the bath house-where a body turns up.

Marcus didius falco, now middle class private investigator, once a common informer, discovers that newly acquired rank brings associated problems, the most gruesome of which is a corpse buried under the tiles of his new bath house. Somewhere on the site are the murderers who may be behind this latest spate of killings.

A Body in the Bathhouse Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 13 #ad - Somewhere in the forefront, troubleshooting for the Emperor, is Falco, without an ally and now next on the list for assassination.

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The Iron Hand of Mars: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 4

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Minotaur Books #ad - When germanic troops in the service of the empire begin to rebel, and a Roman general disappears, Emperor Vespasian turns to the one man he can trust: Marcus Didius Falco, a private informer whose rates are low enough that even the stingy Vespasian is willing to pay them. Which falco is eagerly hoping for as, the Titus Caesar is busy trying to make time with Helena Justina, back in Rome, a senator's daughter and Falco's girlfriend.

Lindsey davis' historical mystery Iron Hand of Mars is a "Seamless blending of humor, history and adventure" Publishers Weekly. His one hope: in the northern forest lives a powerful Druid priestess who perhaps can be persuaded to cease her anti-Rome activities and work for peace. To falco, an undercover tour of Germania is an assignment from Hades.

The Iron Hand of Mars: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 4 #ad - On a journey that only a stoic could survive, torture, Falco meets with disarray, and murder.

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The Jupiter Myth Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 14

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Mysterious Press #ad - The Jupiter Myth Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 14 #ad - For falco, a relaxed visit to Helena's relatives in Britain turns serious at the scene of a downtown murder. Davis' 14th novel in the marcus Didius Falco series is a noir tale of gangsters, gladiators, and love.

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