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Historical Novels
Set in Ancient Rome

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Lindsey Davis 


Lindsey Davis was horn in Birmingham but now lives in Greenwich. After an English degree at Oxford she joined the Civil Service but now writes full time. Lindsey Davis was awarded the first CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger for her top-ten bestseller Two for the Lions. She was recently voted as one of the top 50 authors in the Waterstone's Reading Survey and received the 1999 Sherlock Award for Best Comic Detective for her creation. Marcus Didius Falco.

 The Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Series

© Year
The Silver Pigs (#1)
Shadows in Bronze (#2)
Venus in Copper (#3)
The Iron Hand of Mars (#4)
Poseidon’s Gold (#5)
Last Act in Palmyra (#6)
Time To Depart (#7)
A Dying Light in Corduba (#8)
Three Hands in the Fountain (#9)
Two for the Lions (#10)
One Virgin too Many (#11)
Ode to a Banker (#12)
A Body in the Bathhouse (#13)
The Jupiter Myth  (#14)
The Accusers (#15)
Scandal Takes A Holiday (#16)
See Delphi and Die (#17)
Saturnalia (#18)
(not a Falco mystery)
The Course of Honour