Alexandria (#19) and Nemesis (#20) wrap up the fabulous crime series set in Rome (and other Roman territories) starring Marcus Didius Falco. Falco is an agreeable cove, with a murky past and one of the best female protagonists around as
Flavia Alba is the second series by Lindsey Davis, set in Ancient Rome, but later than her first. It’s later by a generation; Flavia Alba is the adopted daughter of the protagonist of the first series, Marcus Didius Falco. I’ve
I didn’t consciously keep the review of this back, but once I realised I hadn’t posted, and that Saturnalia really should begin on December 17th, it was cinch to delay it right till the day itself! The Blurb It is
The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith I think one should read books without knowing the author’s little secrets, and when one of my bookclub tried to tell everyone who the author really was, I tried to stop her. But then
I first met Marcus Didius Falco in Britain in AD 70. Well, I think he started in Rome, and then he came to Britain and uncovered some dastardly goings-on in the silver mines, thus bringing himself to the welcome attention
Readathon round-up: I tackled six great sequels And loved ev’ry one! Technically I didn’t succeed with my Readathon challenge, since by midnight on Sunday I had only completed 60% of my sixth book. I claim two barriers – my kindle
Is reading a series in progress different from reading a completed series? I have to thank Renee of Mother Daughter Book Reviews for the inspiration for this post. She told me: I’m working my way through Harry Potter at the
Don’t faint. I know it’s Thursday and I don’t often post on Thursday, but since I went into a bookshop for the first time this year I thought I’d comment on it. “First time this year?” I hear you say.