Lindsey Davis
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Lindsey Davis

Lindsey Davis' Roman novels begin chronologically with The Course of Honour, the love story of the Emperor Vespasian and Antonia Caenis. Her bestselling mystery series features laid-back First Century detective Marcus Didius Falco and his partner Helena Justina, plus friends, relations, pets and bitter enemy the Chief Spy; there is a reader handboook, 'Falco: the Official Companion'. 'Master and God' set in the time of the Emperor Domitian, was published in 2012. A new series, featuring Flavia Albia, began in 2013 and is rivalling Falco in popularity. Her two Roman series have associated download-only novellas, 'The Spook Who Spoke Again' and 'Vesuvius By Night. She has also written an epic novel of the English Civil War and Commonwealth, 'Rebels and Traitors' and a short book set in that period in the Quickreads series, 'A Cruel Fate.. Her books are translated into many languages and serialised on BBC Radio 4. Past Chair of the Crimewriters' Association and a Vice President of the Classical Association, she was Chair of the UK SOciety of Authors (2012) She has won the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger, the Dagger in the Library, and a Sherlock award for Falco as Best Comic Detective. She has also been awarded the Premio Colosseo for enhancing the image of Rome, and the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger for lifetime achievement as a mystery writer.
She was born in Birmingham and now lives there.

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Best Sellers

    • The Silver Pigs

    • A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178

    This is the classic novel that introduced people around the world to Marcus Didius Falco, a private informer with a knack for trouble....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Narrator, Good Story

    • By Rock Hound on 05-27-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Two for the Lions

    • A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery, Book 10
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    Nothing's certain except death and taxes. Catching tax evaders for Emperor Vespasian looks like a plum position for Marcus Didius Falco, who has teamed up with his old boss, Anacrites....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love this series

    • By Jessica Perez-Baker on 05-24-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • A Capitol Death

    • The Flavia Albia Mysteries, Book 7
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    A man falls to his death from the Tarpeian Rock, which overlooks the Forum from the Capitoline Hill in ancient Rome. While it looks like a suicide, one witness swears that she saw it happen and that he was pushed....

    Regular price: $18.16

    • Last Act in Palmyra

    • The Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries, Book 6
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    The spirit of adventure calls Marcus Didius Falco on a new spying mission for Emperor Vespasian to the untamed East. He picks up extra fees from his old friend, Thalia....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Awful narration but good story

    • By Mary Shaw on 01-04-16

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Poseidon's Gold

    • The Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries, Book 5
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98

    After six months in wild Germania, imperial gumshoe Marcus Didius Falco is back in Rome sweet Rome - but his apartment has been ransacked....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Great Falco Adventure!

    • By Stephen M. Fitzgerald on 12-18-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Jupiter Myth

    • The Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries, Book 14
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Marcus Didius Falco is about to get involved in a nasty noir crime, involving gangsters, gladiators, and romance....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Usually love Simon Prebble as narrator BUT....

    • By K. Hemphill on 08-07-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Shadows in Bronze

    • The Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161

    It's the first century AD, and Marcus Didius Falco, ancient Rome's favorite son and sometimes palace spy, has just been dealt a lousy blow from the gods....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Give Simon Prebble a try!

    • By Theresa M. O'Malley on 09-24-18

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Third Nero

    • The Flavia Albia Mysteries, Book 5
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Lucy Brown
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    With intrigue upon intrigue swirling around the capital city, it's up to Albia to uncover what is - and isn't - the real threat....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another complex caper in ancient Rome

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-04-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Pandora's Boy

    • The Flavia Albia Mysteries, Book 6
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    First-century Rome is not the quiet, orderly city that it pretends to be. Over on the Quirinal Hill, a naive young girl has died, and there's a suggestion that she was poisoned by a love potion....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great and pithy adventure in the world of the Falcos

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-20-19

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Alexandria

    • A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery
    • By: Lindsey Davis
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    In first century A.D. Rome, Marcus Didius Falco works as a private "informer," ferreting out hidden truths and bringing villains to ground....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Bit Disappointing

    • By Eva Gannon on 06-27-09

    Regular price: $20.97

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