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Enemies at Home by Lindsey Davis

‘Enemies at Home’ is the second book in Lindsey Davis’s Flavia Albia series about a female private informer in ancient Rome. She is the adopted daughter of Marcus Didius Falco who has his own 20 book series. I’m really enjoying … Continue reading

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Last Act In Palmyra by Lindsey Davis

‘Last Act in Palmyra’ is the 6th novel in Lindsey Davis’s Falco series of novels which feature the detective Marcus Didius Falco, a Roman in the first century. At the end of the previous novel – ‘Poseidon’s Gold’, Falco was … Continue reading

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The Ides of April by Lindsey Davis

‘The Ides of April is a whodunit set is ancient Rome and featuring Flavia Albia. It is the first book in a new series by Lindsey Davis. Flavia Albia is the adopted daughter of Marcus Didius Falco. At this stage … Continue reading

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Poseidon’s Gold by Lindsey Davis

‘Poseidon’s Gold is the 5th installment in Lindsay Davis’s Falco series. It didn’t take me long reading this one to be reminded of just how amusing these books are. How did I ever forget? In the previous book – ‘The … Continue reading

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The Iron Hand of Mars by Lindsey Davis

This is the 4th book in the series by Lindsey Davis featuring Marcus Didius Falco and set in Rome during the reign of Emperor Vespasian from around AD70. At the start of the novel, Falco is once again wondering where … Continue reading

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Venus In Copper by Lindsey Davis

This is the third book in the Falco series by Lindsey Davis and we are getting to know the investigator – Marcus Didius Falco quite well. After some difficulties working with Anacrites – the chief palace spy (Anacrites has had … Continue reading

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Shadows in Bronze by Lindsey Davis

Shadows in Bronze is the second Falco novel by Lindsey Davis, set in Rome in 71AD. This story follows on from ‘The Silver Pigs’ with Marcus Didius Falco now working for the Emperor Vespasian and tidying up from the earlier … Continue reading

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Master and God by Lindsey Davis

Lindsey Davis brings us the history of Emperor Domitian’s Roman rule (AD 81–96) through the lives of two ordinary Roman citizens. Domitian was the son of Vespasian and brother of Titus (both Emperors before him) and was always considered the … Continue reading

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The Silver Pigs by Lindsey Davis

This book is the first in Lindsey Davis’ mystery series featuring Marcus Didius Falco and set in ancient Rome. Falco is from the lower class, he is an underpaid and struggling informer (investigator/ detective). Throughout the book he continues to … Continue reading

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Lindsey Davis Profile and Books

Lindsey Davis was born in Birmingham in 1949. She studied English as Oxford the joined the civil service. She left the civil service after 13 years to become a writer. With an interest in history and archaeology her focus has … Continue reading

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