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
· 10108 Ratings · 730 Reviews ·
published 1989
· 68 editions
When Marcus Didius Falco, a Roman "informer" who…
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Book 2

Shadows in Bronze
4.03
· 4551 Ratings · 201 Reviews ·
published 1990
· 48 editions
Can the hero of Silver Pigs satisfy the emperor h…
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Book 3

Venus in Copper
4.06
· 4157 Ratings · 152 Reviews ·
published 1991
· 39 editions
Marcus Didius Falco, Imperial Rome's answer to Co…
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Book 4

The Iron Hand of Mars
4.07
· 3987 Ratings · 138 Reviews ·
published 1992
· 33 editions
Imperial Rome's answer to Columbo stars in his fo…
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Book 5

Poseidon's Gold
4.10
· 3556 Ratings · 108 Reviews ·
published 1993
· 27 editions
A.D. 72: To many, Rome is the center of the Empir…
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Book 6

Last Act in Palmyra
4.03
· 3034 Ratings · 124 Reviews ·
published 1994
· 26 editions
It's AD 72 Rome, and Emperor Vesparian refuses to…
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Book 7

Time to Depart
4.06
· 2639 Ratings · 82 Reviews ·
published 1995
· 26 editions
Balbinus Pius, the dirtiest underworld organizer…
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Book 8

A Dying Light in Corduba
4.06
· 2562 Ratings · 80 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
4.11
· 2672 Ratings · 94 Reviews ·
published 1996
· 37 editions
In vino, veritas. But in the water supply of Rome…
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Book 10

Two for the Lions
4.03
· 2180 Ratings · 81 Reviews ·
published 1998
· 31 editions
The Sam Spade of Ancient Rome ("Publishers Weekly…
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Book 11

One Virgin Too Many
4.07
· 2197 Ratings · 80 Reviews ·
published 1999
· 32 editions
Marcus Didius Falco is a cynical, hard-boiled inv…
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Book 12

Ode to a Banker
3.97
· 1848 Ratings · 73 Reviews ·
published 2000
· 20 editions
In the long, hot Roman Summer of AD74, Marcus Did…
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Book 13

A Body in the Bathhouse
4.05
· 2399 Ratings · 81 Reviews ·
published 2001
· 34 editions
In another classical crime romp, this time in Rom…
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Book 14

The Jupiter Myth
4.03
· 1884 Ratings · 76 Reviews ·
published 2002
· 31 editions
Stuck in the Roman outpost of Londinium, Marcus D…
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Book 15

The Accusers
3.93
· 1802 Ratings · 81 Reviews ·
published 2003
· 26 editions
Lindsey Davis's Falco thrillers normally focus on…
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Book 16

Scandal Takes a Holiday
4.01
· 1789 Ratings · 67 Reviews ·
published 2004
· 24 editions
As an "informer"--a private detective--Marcus Did…
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Book 17

See Delphi and Die
3.99
· 2098 Ratings · 107 Reviews ·
published 2005
· 27 editions
It's 76 A.D. during the reign of Vespasian, and…
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Book 18

Saturnalia
4.06
· 2141 Ratings · 114 Reviews ·
published 2007
· 21 editions
It is the Roman holiday of Saturnalia. Marcus Did…
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Book 19

Alexandria
3.97
· 2188 Ratings · 192 Reviews ·
published 2009
· 23 editions
In first century A.D. Rome, during the reign of…
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Book 20

Nemesis
4.09
· 1771 Ratings · 187 Reviews ·
published 2010
· 3 editions
In the high summer of 77AD, Roman informer Marcus…
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Falco: The Official Companion
4.04
· 170 Ratings · 10 Reviews ·
published 2010
· 5 editions
As the girl came running up the steps, I decided…
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Book 1-3

The Marcus Didius Falco Series, Books 1-3
4.55
· 11 Ratings · 2 Reviews ·
published 2015
· 2 editions

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

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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 Empir…
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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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