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Nemesis (The Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries) (Digital Audiobook)

By Lindsey Davis, Christian Rodska (Narrator)

Publication Date: August 31, 2010

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (11/8/2011)
MP3 CD (9/1/2010)
Hardcover (8/31/2010)
Compact Disc (9/1/2010)
Compact Disc (9/1/2010)

Description

In the high summer of 77 AD, Roman informer Marcus Didius Falco is beset by personal problems. A middle-aged couple who supplied statues to his father has disappeared. They had an old feud with a bunch of notorious freedmen, the Claudii, who terrorize the neighborhood. When a mutilated corpse turns up, Falco and his friend Petronius investigate. But just as they are making progress, the chief spy, Anacrites, snatches the case away. He makes false overtures of friendship, but fails to cover up the fact that the Claudii have acquired corrupt protection at the highest level. Falco and Petronius dig deeper while the shocking truth creeps closer and closer to home.


About the Author

Lindsey Davis is the author of the acclaimed historical novels The Course of Honor and Rebels and Traitors, as well as the internationally bestselling series of novels featuring Marcus Didius Falco. Born and raised in Birmingham, England, she grew up to earn an English
degree at Oxford and spent time working for the civil service for thirteen years before she decided to be a writer. More than a dozen books later, her
internationally bestselling novels featuring Marcus Didius Falco have
earned her the Crime Writers’ Association Ellis Peters Historical Dagger
Award. She lives in London.