By Lindsey Davis
Falco: the following Generation––Flavia Albia has taken up her father's career. in simple terms, now Rome is a extra harmful, mercurial position than it used to be again in pricey previous dad's day . . .
Flavia Albia is the followed daughter of Marcus Didius Falco and Helena Justina. From her mom, she discovered the way to combination in in any respect degrees of society; from her father, she discovered the methods in their mutual specialist exchange. yet her wits and (frequently) sharp tongue are hers on my own.
Now, operating as a personal informer in Rome in the course of the reign of Domitian, Flavia has taken over her father's outdated ramshackle digs at Fountain courtroom within the Surbura district, the place she plies her alternate with strength, choice, and the standard Falco success. lately employed to assist examine a deadly coincidence, she unearths herself caught with a very lousy individual for a shopper and dealing with a well-heeled, well-connected opponent.
That is, until eventually her purchaser by surprise dies lower than what may be known as "suspicious circumstances." whereas this isn't a major loss for society, it's a loss for Flavia Albia's pocket. Even worse, it's only one of a chain of comparable deaths for which she now unearths herself less than suspicion. ahead of issues pass from abysmal to worse, Flavia needs to deal with what's occurring, and who's dependable.
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