Marcus Didius Falco Series

20 primary works • 24 total works
Marcus Didius Falco is a private investigator working in first century Rome. He's described as 'Roman Emperor Vespasian's smart-aleck PI'. Falco moves around Rome's empire, working for hire even in Roman Britain.

Series also known as:
* Marco Didio Falco [Italian]

See also:
Flavia Albia Mystery series about Falco's daughter

Book 1

The Silver Pigs
3.94
· 11069 Ratings · 821 Reviews · published 1989 · 72 editions
When Marcus Didius Falco, a Roman "informer" who h…
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Book 2

Shadows in Bronze
4.03
· 5011 Ratings · 227 Reviews · published 1990 · 7 editions
Can the hero of Silver Pigs satisfy the emperor he…
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Book 3

Venus in Copper
4.06
· 4575 Ratings · 174 Reviews · published 1991 · 46 editions
Marcus Didius Falco, Imperial Rome's answer to Col…
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Book 4

The Iron Hand of Mars
4.07
· 4339 Ratings · 153 Reviews · published 1992 · 38 editions
Imperial Rome's answer to Columbo stars in his fou…
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Book 5

Poseidon's Gold
4.10
· 3857 Ratings · 124 Reviews · published 1993 · 29 editions
A.D. 72: To many, Rome is the center of the Empire…
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Book 6

Last Act in Palmyra
4.04
· 3334 Ratings · 147 Reviews · published 1994 · 29 editions
It's AD 72 Rome, and Emperor Vesparian refuses to …
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Book 7

Time to Depart
4.07
· 2904 Ratings · 100 Reviews · published 1995 · 29 editions
Balbinus Pius, the dirtiest underworld organizer i…
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Book 8

A Dying Light in Corduba
4.06
· 2834 Ratings · 99 Reviews · published 1996 · 25 editions
Marcus Didius Falco is to make ready new contacts …
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Book 9

Three Hands in the Fountain
4.12
· 2949 Ratings · 115 Reviews · published 1996 · 38 editions
In vino veritas. But in the water supply of Rome, …
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Book 10

Two for the Lions
4.03
· 2406 Ratings · 100 Reviews · published 1998 · 32 editions
The Sam Spade of Ancient Rome ("Publishers Weekly"…
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Book 11

One Virgin Too Many
4.08
· 2447 Ratings · 92 Reviews · published 1999 · 33 editions
Marcus Didius Falco is a cynical, hard-boiled inve…
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Book 12

Ode to a Banker
3.99
· 2076 Ratings · 93 Reviews · published 2000 · 23 editions
In the long, hot Roman Summer of AD74, Marcus Didi…
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Book 13

A Body in the Bathhouse
4.05
· 2649 Ratings · 100 Reviews · published 2001 · 35 editions
In another classical crime romp, this time in Roma…
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Book 14

The Jupiter Myth
4.04
· 2113 Ratings · 99 Reviews · published 2002 · 32 editions
Stuck in the Roman outpost of Londinium, Marcus Di…
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Book 15

The Accusers
3.94
· 1998 Ratings · 100 Reviews · published 2003 · 5 editions
Lindsey Davis's Falco thrillers normally focus on …
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Book 16

Scandal Takes a Holiday
4.02
· 1966 Ratings · 77 Reviews · published 2004 · 26 editions
As an "informer"--a private detective--Marcus Didi…
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Book 17

See Delphi and Die
4.00
· 2275 Ratings · 124 Reviews · published 2005 · 27 editions
It's 76 A.D. during the reign of Vespasian…
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Book 18

Saturnalia
4.07
· 2327 Ratings · 127 Reviews · published 2007 · 21 editions
It is the Roman holiday of Saturnalia. Marcus Didi…
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Book 19

Alexandria
3.98
· 2387 Ratings · 213 Reviews · published 2009 · 23 editions
In first century A.D. Rome, during the reign of…
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Book 20

Nemesis
4.11
· 1957 Ratings · 204 Reviews · published 2010 · 20 editions
In the high summer of 77AD, Roman informer Marcus …
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Falco: The Official Companion
4.03
· 191 Ratings · 12 Reviews · published 2010 · 5 editions
As the girl came running up the steps, I decided s…
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Book 1-3

The Marcus Didius Falco Series, Books 1-3
4.28
· 18 Ratings · 2 Reviews · published 2015 · 2 editions

Discover Lindsey Davis's beloved, long-running ser…

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Book 3-5

Falco on His Metal: Venus in Copper / The Iron Hand of Mars / Poseidon's Gold
Venus In Copper: In the heyday of the Roman Empire…
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Book 6-8

Falco on the Loose: Last Act in Palmyra/Time to Depart/ A Dying Light in Corduba
Three of Lindsey Davis’s most entertaining novels …
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