The iron hand of Mars: Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Series, Book 4

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Imperial Rome's answer to Columbo stars in his fourth adventure in this series of detective thrillers set in ancient Rome. Falco is sent on an undercover mission to Roman Germany to locate a high-ranking Roman officer, who was sent as a present to a sinister tribal prophetess. Maps.
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034538024
9781405609678
9781504639309
9780517592403
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display_description 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 Germany 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, Titus Caesar is busy trying to make time with Helena Justina, a senator's daughter and Falco's girlfriend.Lindsey Davis' historical mystery Iron Hand of Mars is a "seamless blending of humor, history, and adventure" (Publishers Weekly).
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series Marcus Didius Falco mysteries
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subject_facet Falco, Marcus Didius (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Private investigators -- Rome -- Fiction, Rome -- History -- Vespasian, 69-79 -- Fiction
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title_full The Iron Hand of Mars Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Series, Book 4, The iron hand of Mars / Lindsey Davis
title_short The iron hand of Mars
title_sub Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Series, Book 4
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