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  • Published: 1 April 2009
  • ISBN: 9780099515166
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $19.99

One Virgin Too Many

(Falco 11)




The much loved, bestselling Falco series reissued with new jacket artwork

A frightened child approaches Roman informer Marcus Didius Falco, pleading for help. Nobody believes Gaia's story that a relation wants to kill her- and neither does he. Beset by his own family troubles, by his new responsibilities as Procurator of the Sacred Poultry, and by the continuing search for a new partner, he turns her away. Immediately he regrets it. Gaia has been selected as the new Vestal Virgin, and when she disappears Falco is officially asked to investigate. Finding Gaia is then a race against time, ending in Falco's most terrifying exploit yet...

  • Pub date: 1 April 2009
  • ISBN: 9780099515166
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Lindsey Davis

Lindsey Davis has written over twenty historical novels, beginning with The Course of Honour. Her bestselling mystery series features laid-back First Century detective Marcus Didius Falco and his partner Helena Justina, plus friends, relations, pets and bitter enemy the Chief Spy. After an English degree at Oxford University Lindsey joined the Civil Service, but became a professional author in 1989. Her books are translated into many languages and have been dramatized on BBC Radio 4. Her many prizes include the Premio Colosseo, awarded by the Mayor of Rome ‘for enhancing the image of Rome’, the Sherlock award for Falco as Best Comic Detective and the Crimewriters’ Association Cartier Diamond Dagger for lifetime achievement.

For more information, please visit www.lindseydavis.co.uk.

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Praise for One Virgin Too Many

“One of the best of the current writers in this field”

Donna Leon, Sunday Times

“Wonderful, great fun all round”

Daily Telegraph

“One of the most entertaining books of the year”

Susanna Yager, Sunday Telegraph


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