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  • Published: 15 July 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099515197
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $22.99

The Jupiter Myth

(Falco 14)




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

Marcus Didius Falco is about to get involved in a Londinium noir tale of gangsters, gladiators and love...

For Falco, a relaxed visit to Helena's relatives in Britain turns serious at the scene of a downstown murder. The renegade henchman of Rome's vital ally, King Togidubnus, has been stuffed head-first down a bar-room well - leading to a tricky diplomatic situation which Falco must diffuse.

One murder leads to others, and with his vigiles pal Petronius, Falco leads the hunt for gangsters who are intent on taking over, while danger and death lurk throughout their pursuit...

  • Pub date: 15 July 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099515197
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $22.99

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 The Jupiter Myth

“Against this richly textured backdrop is played out a story of low-down greed and grubby deals, of backhanders and protection rackets, that pulls of the trick of feeling modern, exciting and plausible.”

The Sunday Times

“Lindsey Davis combines an engrossing plot with pithy dialogue and a comic (though not cartoonish) depiction of the past in all its gory splendour.”

The Guardian


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