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Two for the Lions

A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery

The Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries: Book #10
By Lindsey Davis
Narrated by Simon Prebble / 12 hours 1 minute

This tenth novel featuring Marcus Didius Falco puts the tough private eye in the lions' den to investigate an extraordinary case of murder.Nothing's certain except death and taxes. Catching tax evaders for the Emperor Vespasian looks like a plum position for Marcus Didius Falco, who has teamed up with his old boss, Anacrites, the crotchety chief spy of Rome. Soon, however, Falco is bogged down in bureaucracy, stuck at his stylus, and longing for a good murder to investigate.He gets one when someone kills the lion Leonidas, the Empire's official executioner. Feared by plebeians and citizens alike, Leonidas administered justice with a swift, sure blow. Then he ate the offender. Now this king of beasts lies stabbed to death in his cage.Sniffing around for clues, Falco is soon led into the rowdy, decadent world of gladiators and bestiarii, fighters who specialize in contests against animals. Falco finds that it's dark and dangerous in the tunnels under the arena-and even blacker in the desperate souls of those who must kill or be killed each time the games begin. Yet no one has a motive for slaughtering a lion after hours.The unexpected slaying of the most glamorous gladiator in the city is another matter.Now Falco has a high-profile crime to handle-and a domestic crisis brewing. His lover, the patrician Helena, reports that her disgraced brother needs help in Tripoli. Since Africa may well be the missing link between the murders of man and beast, Falco is quickly en route to those far shores ... and heading toward a dangerous rendezvous with the raging lions that reside in the human heart, and one particular person who stalks his fellow man.

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The Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Series


The Silver Pigs
The Silver Pigs
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Shadows in Bronze
Shadows in Bronze
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Venus in Copper
Venus in Copper
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The Iron Hand of Mars
The Iron Hand of Mars
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Poseidon's Gold
Poseidon's Gold
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Last Act in Palmyra
Last Act in Palmyra
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Time to Depart
Time to Depart
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A Dying Light in Corduba
A Dying Light in Corduba
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Three Hands in the Fountain
Three Hands in the Fountain
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Two for the Lions
Two for the Lions
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One Virgin Too Many
One Virgin Too Many
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Ode to a Banker
Ode to a Banker
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A Body in the Bathhouse
A Body in the Bathhouse
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The Jupiter Myth
The Jupiter Myth
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The Accusers
The Accusers
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Scandal Takes a Holiday
Scandal Takes a Holiday
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See Delphi and Die
See Delphi and Die
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Saturnalia
Saturnalia
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Alexandria
Alexandria
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Nemesis
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Author
Narrator Simon Prebble
ISBN 9781504689601
Length 12 hours 1 minute
Language English
Publisher Blackstone Audio
Publication date
Edition Unabridged
Genres Fiction & Literature, Mystery & Thriller & Historical Fiction
Libro.fm rank #34,825 Overall
Genre rank #1,641 in Historical Fiction