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Iron Hand of Mars (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries)


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When Germanic troops in the service of the Empire begin to rebel, and a Roman general disappears, Emperor Vespasian turns to the one man he can trust: Marcus Didius Falco, a private informer whose rates are low enough that even the stingy Vespasian is willing to pay them.
To Falco, an undercover tour of Germania is an assignment from Hades. On a journey that only a stoic could survive, Falco meets with disarray, torture, and murder. His one hope: in the northern forest lives a powerful Druid priestess who perhaps can be persuaded to cease her anti-Rome activities and work for peace. Which Falco is eagerly hoping for as, back in Rome, the Titus Caesar is busy trying to make time with Helena Justina, a senators daughter and Falcos girlfriend.
Lindsey Davis' historical mystery Iron Hand of Mars is a "Seamless blending of humor, history and adventure" (Publishers Weekly).

About the Author

Lindsey Davis is the author of the historical mysteries featuring Marcus Didius Falco, which started with Silver Pigs in 1989.  Her novel Two for the Lions was the winner of the first CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger and her last 11 novels have been Sunday Times (London) bestsellers.

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Davis, Lindsey
Minotaur Books
Mystery Historical
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Trade paper
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No. 4 of 20
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8.250 x 5.500 in

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