Falco on the Loose Last Act in PalmyraTime to Depart A

2 thoughts on “Falco on the Loose Last Act in PalmyraTime to Depart A Dying Light in Corduba

  1. says:

    Volumes 6 8 in the great Marcus Didius Falco seriesThis series is the perfect combination of noir detectives and ancient Rome for me I always loved ancient Rome since I first read Asterix and detective stories I devoured the series and it was one of my inspirations when I started writing my ownI have left individual reviews for each of the three volumes Last Act in Palmyra Time to Depart A Dying Light in Corduba The short version is to expect a classic hard boiled detective set in a well researched backdrop of Rome under Vespasian in the 70's AD The omnibus is a great way if you want volumes 6 8 in one go but do make sure you read the series in order Assaph Mehr author of Murder In Absentia A story of Togas Daggers and Magic for lovers of Ancient Rome Murder Mysteries and Urban Fantasy

  2. says:

    I uite liked these Falco PI stories especially the theatrical troupe one But by the end I think I've had my fill of Roman gangsta tales Maybe there is something to be said for the single volume rather than a complete packageToast

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Falco on the Loose Last Act in PalmyraTime to Depart A Dying Light in Corduba Three of Lindsey Davis’s most entertaining novels featuring Roman sleuth Marcus Didius Falco in one volumeLast Act in Palmyra Falco takes up a new spying mission for the Emperor Vespasian to the untamed East With the Chief Spy Anacrites paying his fare Falco knows anything might go wrong and so his entanglement with a travelling theatre group and its fortunes comes as little surpriseTime to Depart Petronius Longus Falco’s oldest friend has finally named Balbinus one of Rome’s top criminals Under Roman law he is given “time to depart” into exile outside the Empire It is not long however before a new criminal ring moves into his territory and Falco and Petronius must investigateA Dying Light in Corduba AD 73 Rome When the Chief of Spies is left for dead there is no one except Falco to conduct the investigation Soon he is plunged into the fiercely competitive world of olive oil production and the political intrigue that goes with it

  • Paperback
  • 1216 pages
  • Falco on the Loose Last Act in PalmyraTime to Depart A Dying Light in Corduba
  • Lindsey Davis
  • English
  • 24 February 2014
  • 9780099451990

About the Author: Lindsey Davis

Lindsey Davis historical novelist was born in Birmingham England in 1949 Having taken a degree in English literature at Oxford University Lady Margaret Hall she became a civil servant She left the civil service after 13 years and when a romantic novel she had written was runner up for the 1985 Georgette Heyer Historical Novel Prize she decided to become a writer writing at first romanti