The Silver Pigs

A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery

Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries (Volume 1 of 20)

Lindsey Davis

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 The Silver Pigs is the classic novel which introduced readers around the world to Marcus Didius Falco, a private informer with a knack for trouble, a tendency for bad luck, and a frequently incovenient drive for justice.     
     When Marcus Didius Falco encounters the young and very pretty Sosia Camillina in the Forum, he senses immediately that there is something amiss. When she confesses that she is fleeing for her life, Falco offers to help her and, in doing so, he gets himself mixed up in a deadly plot involving stolen ingots, dangerous and dark political machinations, and, most hazardous of all, one Helena Justina, a brash, indominable senator's daughter connected to the very traitors that Falco has sworn to expose.

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“Witty and always enjoyable mysteries.”
Washington Post Book World
 
“Davis makes Rome live.”
--Washington Post Book World
 
“Davis is both a deft storyteller and a scholar…a top drawer series.”
Newsday
 
RAVES FOR LINDSEY DAVIS AND
THE MARCUS DIDIUS FALCO SERIES
 
“The Rome of Davis’ imagination is licentious and entertaining.”
San Jose Mercury News
 
 “An excellent series.”–Library Journal
“Excellent… a cross between I, CLAUDIUS and MYSTERY!”
Rocky Mountain News
 
“A pure delight… brilliantly [immerses] us in the marvels of ancient Roman life.”
--Good Book Guide on The Accusers
 
 “An irresistible package of history, mystery, and fast-moving action, all punctuated by a sense of humor that few writers can match.”—Cleveland Plain Dealer on Venus in Copper
 
“Roman history and culture are nice accessories for the more durable tool that Davis employs—hilariously good writing.”—Washington Post Book World on Last Act in Palmyra
 
“Davis’s vision of everyday life in the Roman Empire is superb. I haven’t read historical fiction this good since I, Claudius by Robert Graves and The Persian Boy by Mary Renault.”—Detroit Free Press on Shadows in Bronze
 
“Lindsey Davis doesn’t just bring Rome to life—she brings life to Rome better than anyone else ever has.”—Detroit Free Press on The Iron Hand of Mars

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Lindsey Davis

Lindsey Davis was born and raised in Birmingham, England. After taking an English degree at Oxford and working for the civil service for thirteen years, she “ran away to be a writer.” Her internationally bestselling novels featuring ancient Roman detective Marcus Didius Falco include Venus in Copper, The Iron Hand of Mars, Nemesis and Alexandria. She is also the author of Rebels and Traitors, set during the English Civil War. Davis is the recipient of the Crime Writers’ Association Cartier Diamond Dagger Award, the highest accolade for crime writers, as well as the Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Award and the Authors' Club Best First Novel award.

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The Silver Pigs
A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery
Lindsey Davis

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
September 2011
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312614249
ISBN10: 0312614241
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 352 pages
$17.99

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
October 2006
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429956932
ISBN10: 1429956933
352 pages
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