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Books and profile for Lindsey Davis

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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Rebels and Traitors by Lindsey Davis

Having not read any Lindsey Davis books before, I decided to start with a stand-alone rather than a series book and chose Rebels and Traitors. I didn’t realise at the time that this book was not a very typical representation … Continue reading

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