The Graveyard of the Hesperides

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  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hodder Paperbacks
  • Pages : 416 pages
  • ISBN : 9781473613393
  • Rating : 5/5 from 3 reviews
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The Graveyard of the Hesperides

The Graveyard of the Hesperides
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hodder Paperbacks
  • Release : 10 November 2015
GET THIS BOOK The Graveyard of the Hesperides

From renowned author Lindsey Davis, creator of the much-loved character, Marcus Didius Falco and his friends and family, comes the fourth novel in her all-new series set in ancient Rome. We first met Flavia Albia, Falco's feisty adopted daughter, in The Ides of April. Albia is a remarkable woman in what is very much a man's world: young, widowed and fiercely independent, she lives alone on the Aventine Hill in Rome and makes a good living as a hired investigator.

The Graveyard of the Hesperides

The Graveyard of the Hesperides
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 14 April 2016
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Life is sweet for Flavia Albia and her soon-to-be husband Faustus. But his new job as a building contractor runs into a problem: At the Garden of the Hesperides a barmaid went missing years before; now the workmen start unearthing her bones. Albia takes on the task of finding out what happened. Five more skeletons are discovered. Despite the fact that nobody seems to know or care who died, violent attempts are made to stop her enquiries. Soon Albia is

The Graveyard of the Hesperides

The Graveyard of the Hesperides
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 12 April 2016
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Life is sweet for Flavia Albia and her soon-to-be husband Faustus. But his new job as a building contractor runs into a problem: At the Garden of the Hesperides a barmaid went missing years before; now the workmen start unearthing her bones. Albia takes on the task of finding out what happened. Five more skeletons are discovered. Despite the fact that nobody seems to know or care who died, violent attempts are made to stop her enquiries. Soon Albia is

The Garden of the Hesperides

The Garden of the Hesperides
  • Author : Carlos Rojas
  • Publisher : Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
  • Release : 04 December 1999
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Combining art and biography, the novel consists of alternating literary portraits inspired by works of Dali and Velazquez. As the title suggests, the loose story frame of the novel is that of the Herculean labor to find the twilight realm of the lovely nymphs of the Hesperides and, by conquering the dragon that jealously guards it, to plunder the garden of its golden apples of immortality. The contemporary fable casts the artist as the hero who, armed only with paintbrushes

Pandora s Boy

Pandora s Boy
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 05 April 2018
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'Lindsey Davis has seen off all her competitors to become the unassailable market leader in the 'crime in Ancient Rome' genre . . . Davis's squalid, vibrant Rome is as pleasurable as ever' - Guardian 'For fans of crime fiction set in the ancient world, this one is not to be missed' - Booklist Private investigator Flavia Albia is always drawn to an intriguing puzzle - even if it is put to her by her new husband's hostile ex-wife. On the Quirinal Hill,

Invitation to Die

Invitation to Die
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 07 March 2019
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Emperor Domitian is hosting a banquet for the senators in honour of fallen soldiers, and it's an invitation Aelianus and Justinus Camillus dare not refuse. On arrival, they enter a black-painted room furnished with couches resembling those found in mausoleums, complete with a tombstone bearing each of the senators' names. As the evening progresses the brothers conclude that Domitian has finally turned against them for their uncle's part in a plot to oust his father, and start to wonder if

Vesuvius by Night

Vesuvius by Night
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 09 March 2017
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In the late August of AD 79 the inhabitants of Pompeii and Herculaneum are going about their normal business in the late summer heat. Two of them have a room share arrangement: Nonius, scrounger, thief and failed pimp works by night and sleeps by day; Larius, the fresco painter with dreams of artistic greatness, does the opposite. When just after midday the summit of Vesuvius disappears in a vast volcanic ash cloud, their lives will change forever. While one sets about

A Capitol Death

A Capitol Death
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 04 April 2019
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A tragic accident . . . or was it? Emperor Domitian has been awarded (or rather, has demanded) yet another Triumph to celebrate two so-called victories. Preparations are going smoothly until one of the men overseeing arrangements for the celebration accidentally falls to his death from a cliff on the symbolic Capitoline Hill. But Flavia Albia suspects there's more to the incident than meets the eye, as there are plenty of people who would have been delighted to be rid of the overseer.

Deadly Election

Deadly Election
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 09 April 2015
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In the blazing July heat of imperial Rome, Flavia Albia inspects a decomposing corpse. It has been discovered in lots to be auctioned by her family business, so she's determined to identify the dead man and learn how he met his gruesome end. The investigation will give her a chance to work with the magistrate, Manlius Faustus, the friend she sadly knows to be the last chaste man in Rome. But he's got other concerns than her anonymous corpse. It's

The Grove of the Caesars

The Grove of the Caesars
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 02 April 2020
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'For a totally exhilarating romp through Ancient Rome, Lindsey Davis' latest Flavia Alba novel won't be beaten and offers an immersive experience of a vibrant world full of real, recognisable characters' Mike Ripley, Shotsmag Don't go to the Grove . . . Julius Caesar left his gardens to the citizens of Rome, a peaceful sanctuary across the Tiber. Now the gardens and their sacred grove are dangerous haunts, especially for women alone. 'Don't go to the Grove,' people mutter, but when her

The Flavia Albia Collection 1 3

The Flavia Albia Collection 1 3
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 06 February 2020
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The first three books in the incredibly addictive Flavia Albia series! Flavia Albia is the adopted daughter of a famous investigating family. In defiance of tradition, she lives alone on the colourful Aventine Hill, and battles out a solo career in a male-dominated world. As a woman and an outsider, Albia has special insight into the best, and worst, of life in ancient Rome. THE IDES OF APRIL A female client dies in mysterious circumstances. Albia investigates and discovers there

Desperate Undertaking

Desperate Undertaking
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 07 April 2022
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Rome, the very end of December. The Field of Mars is packed with monuments, none more beautiful than Domitian's new Odeon and Stadium. But the area has been overtaken by ugly events: elaborately staged murders. Someone bears a spectacular grudge against the theatrical community, and intends to get revenge in the most spectacular way possible. The killer's method is to re-enact bloody scenes from the gruesome side of popular theatre, where characters in plays really die on stage. A figure

A Comedy of Terrors

A Comedy of Terrors
  • Author : Lindsey Davis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 01 April 2021
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***The Sunday Times Crime Club Star Pick*** 'Lighthearted, witty and effortlessly clever, just like its wonderful heroine, this is a window into ancient Rome, and a tonic and a joy to read' The Observer 'It positively crackles with knowledge of the city and its people, mixed with social comment, ingenious and bloody plots and sharp observational skills leavened by more than a smattering of genuine and sometimes earthy humour' Crime Review Saturnalia, the Romans' mid-December feast, nominally to celebrate the