Returning to Rome after his mission to Germania, Falco finds that his mother is being harassed by a centurion named Censorinus, who says he is chasing a debt owed to him by Falco's brother Festus. Censorinus claims that Festus was involved in a syndicate, shipping valuable statues from Greece—and that even when his ship sunk, Festus had guaranteed that everyone in the group would get their money back. Now, however, Festus is dead, and Falco knows he didn't leave a legacy. When Falco refuses to cough up any money, he and Censorinus end up fighting...and later, the centurion turns up dead. Under suspicion of murder, Falco must confront his past and uncover his brother's secrets before he can clear his name and solve the mystery.
This funny and fastmoving fifth story in the series stars Anton Lesser, Anna Madeley, and Trevor Peacock. It's a treat for all Falco fans.
|Publisher:||Blackstone Audio, Inc.|
|Series:||Marcus Didius Falco Series , #5|
|Edition description:||BBC Full-Cast Radio Drama|
|Product dimensions:||5.60(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Lindsey Davis began writing about the Romans with The Course of Honour. Her longrunning series featuring laidback First Century Roman detective Marcus Didius Falco is published in Britain and the U.S., has been translated into many languages. She has won the CWA Historical Dagger, the Dagger in the Library, and a Sherlock for Falco as Best Detective. She has been Honorary President of the Classical Association and is a past Chair of the Crimewriters' Association.