Spun-off from her Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries, Lindsey Davis’s Flavia Albia series casts Falco’s daughter as a private informer in Ancient Rome during the reign of Domitian, investigating murder and intrigue in the politically-charged Roman Empire.
“Suspenseful and sly. Davis delights once again with her trademark blend of quirky characters and rich period detail…Readers can anticipate Flavia Albia to be a compelling presence for years to come.”―Booklist (starred review on The Ides of April)
Flavia Albia Series (Volume 4)
St. Martin's Press
In first century Rome, Flavia Albia, the daughter of Marcus Didius Falco, has taken up her father's former profession as an informer. On a typical day, it's small cases---cheating spouses, employees...
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.