Detective drama set in 1st century Rome

Dramatisations of three Lindsey Davis novels.

The Silver Pigs: Marcus Didius Falco is a down at heel private eye in 1st century Rome. The new emperor, the tight fisted Vespasian, discovers a plot against him, soldiers to be bribed with stolen silver to rise up against him. Falco is given the job of discovering where the silver is being stolen from and who lies behind the plot. His worst fears come to pass - the source of the trouble lies in a bleak, wet, far-flung province of the empire... Britain! Worse still, he is also given the job of escorting a senator's daughter to Britain, the snooty Helena. Things can't get worse... can they?

Shadows in Bronze: Falco and Helena have returned to Rome, thinking all the conspirators have been identified. They discover however that one of the conspirators' slaves is looking for revenge. Falco, Helena and Falco's best friend, the watchman Petronius and his family, head off to Neapolis, where further dangers await them.

The Iron Hand of Mars: Falco is sent to Germany with a gift for the 14th Legion - a giant iron hand. Once in Germany however, trouble seeks him out.

  1. The Silver Pigs, 1 of 4 (9.6Mb)
  2. The Silver Pigs, 2 of 4 (9.5Mb)
  3. The Silver Pigs, 3 of 4 (9.5Mb)
  4. The Silver Pigs, 4 of 4 (9.6Mb)
  5. Shadows In Bronze, 1 of 6 (9.6Mb)
  6. Shadows In Bronze, 2 of 6 (9.3Mb)
  7. Shadows In Bronze, 3 of 6 (9.5Mb)
  8. Shadows In Bronze, 4 of 6 (9.5Mb)
  9. Shadows In Bronze, 5 of 6 (9.4Mb)
  10. Shadows In Bronze, 6 of 6 (9.5Mb)
  11. The Iron Hand of Mars, 1 of 6 (9.7Mb)
  12. The Iron Hand of Mars, 2 of 6 (9.6Mb)
  13. The Iron Hand of Mars, 3 of 6 (9.6Mb)
  14. The Iron Hand of Mars, 4 of 6 (9.5Mb)
  15. The Iron Hand of Mars, 5 of 6 (9.6Mb)
  16. The Iron Hand of Mars, 6 of 6 (9.6Mb)

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