Life is not easy for a private informer in Vespasianís Rome. Marcus Didius Falco survives by keeping one step ahead of everyone (especially his landlord). Then, one day in the Forum, he rescues a young girl from a pair of ruffians and is drawn into a web of intrigue. It takes him from Rome to the darkest corner of the Empire - Britain. He must discover who is trying to bribe the Praetorian Guard with silver pigs (ingots) to depose Vespasian and plunge Rome into chaos. This book has everything - suspense, romance, comedy and history. Follow Marcusís further adventures in Shadows in Bronze and Venus in Copper.
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