The Iron Hand of Mars by Lindsey Davis
© 2002-2017
Set in Italy


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The Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Series

The Iron Hand of Mars

JACKET NOTES:  When wild Germanic troops in the service of the Empire begin to rebel, and a Roman general disappears, the worried Emperor Vespasian turns to the one man he can trust: Marcus Didius Falco, Imperial Rome’s answer to Columbo.
To Falco, an undercover tour of Germainia is an assignment from Hades. On a journey that only a stoic could survive. Falco meets with disarray, torture, and murder. 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. On the other hand, Falco may just be more grist for the mill...
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