Tag Archives: Lindsey Davis

Book Review: Shadows In Bronze (Marcus Didius Falco #2)

Shadows In Bronze (Marcus Didius Falco #2), by Lindsey Davis This book, quite interestingly, picks up immediately where the previous volume finished, with a murder mystery that follows from the previous political plot that Didius Falco had solved, reminding the … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Silver Pigs (Marcus Didius Falco #1)

The Silver Pigs (Marcus Didius Falco #1), by Lindsey Davis This particular book opens the Marcus Didius Falco series, where the author discusses Flavian Rome from the point of view of a somewhat impoverished middling-ranked informer with Republican views, namely … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: A Capitol Death (A Flavia Alba Novel #7)

A Capitol Death (A Flavia Alba Novel #7), by Lindsey Davis Reading this book is like having an enjoyable conversation with an old friend where one hears what she has been up to since you talked to her last.  A … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Book Review: Master & God

Master & God:  A Novel About The Roman Empire, by Lindsey Davis On the one hand, reading this particular book is somewhat useful in providing some of the context for the author’s Flavia Albia series, which takes place during the … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Pandora’s Boy

Pandora’s Boy (A Flavia Albia Novel #6), by Lindsey Davis Sometimes a book can have a revealing title.  Who is Pandora’s Boy, one might ask?  In this case, he is a young man who is the grandson of a wealthy … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Third Nero

The Third Nero (A Flavia Alba Novel #5), by Lindsey Davis The more I read this series of novels, the more I am convinced not only of the author’s encyclopedic knowledge about the Roman Empire during the 1st century AD, … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Course Of Honor

The Course Of Honor, by Lindsey Davis Sometimes writing books leads you to write others books.  This seems to be the case here, as the author, while doing background research for one of her Roman mystery series (one I have … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Graveyard Of The Hesperides

The Graveyard Of The Hesperides (A Flavia Albia Mystery #4), by Lindsey Davis This book continues the author’s winning streak of writing a compelling mystery series set in a dark world that is both historically researched and chillingly relevant.  Beyond … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Deadly Election

Deadly Election (A Flavia Albia Mystery #3), by Lindsey Davis What is it that makes a series compelling?  While I am fond of historical mysteries, they are not a genre that I have read as widely as I would perhaps … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Enemies At Home

Enemies At Home (A Flavia Albia Mystery #2), by Lindsey Davis If the Flavia Albia mystery series is inaugurated with a novel that reflects on the role of gender in dealing with Roman society and its occasional benefits in solving … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment