The Iron Hand of Mars

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"A seamless blending of humor, history, and adventure." Publishers Weekly
A detective novel of ancient Rome.
When wild Germanic troops rebel and a Roman general disappears, Emperor Vespasian turns to the one man he can trust: Marcus Didius Falco, Imperial Rome's answer to Columbo. Slipping undercover into Germania, Falco meets with disarray, torture, and murder in his quest to find a Druid priestess who alone can persuade the barbarians to embrace peace.

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Lindsey Davis was born in Birmingham but now lives in Greenwich. After an English degree at Oxford she joined the Civil Service but now writes full time.

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“Splendid...mystery, pace and wit.” — Ellis Peters

“Lindsey Davis doesn’t merely make history come alive — she turns it into spanking entertainment, and wraps it around an intriguing mystery. She is incapable of writing a dull sentence.” — Peter Lovesey

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