“Davis’ best-selling historical mysteries brim with colorful characters and rich period detail, providing readers with a vivid portrait of ancient Rome.” —Booklist on Master and God
“Lindsey Davis doesn't just bring Rome to life—she brings Rome to life better than anyone else ever has.” —Detroit Free Press on The Silver Pigs
"An irresistible package of history, mystery, and fast-moving action, all punctuated by a sense of humor that few writers can match." —The Cleveland Plain Dealer on Venus in Copper
Although I'm afraid there will be no more Marcus Didius Falco books from Ms. Davis now that she's started a new series, I have to say I am eagerly awaiting the next Flavia Albia... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Constant Rearder
For anyone who needed a "fix" for their addiction to Falco and company, this novel (and the next one) are a tragic disappointment. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rebecca Denova, Ph. D.
More amusing perfection compliments of Lindsey Davis, authoress extraordinaire.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
The heroine of this book sounds just like her father, I mean, just like. If you can get past that, the book is an okay mystery.Published 2 months ago by Jane Brody
Better than Falco! I got tired of his having to prove himself a jerk before he settled down to be his affectionate respectful ingenious self. Flavia Albia is real from the start. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amanda S.
shes a brilliant and fun historical fiction novelist. My wife and I have vacationed in Rome, Naples and around the area several times and have really enjoyed the familiarity with... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Craig A. Smith
Flavia Alba is the daughter of Marcus Didius Falco, for those of you who have read the series of that engaging character. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sekmet