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Lindsey Davis

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Lindsey Davis is best known for her First Century Roman detectives, Marcus Didius Falco, and his daughter Flavia Albia. She has also written standalones, a Quickread and novellas.

Her books are translated and have been dramatized on BBC Radio 4 (now rebroadcast on R4X). Her awards include the Premio Colosseo (from the city of Rome), the Crimewriters’ Cartier Diamond Dagger for lifetime achievement and most recently the Ivanhoe Award, given to historical novelists in Spain.

She has been Chair of the UK Crimewriters, the Classical Association and the UK Society of Authors.

Other Awards

Premio Colosseo for ‘enhancing the image of Rome’

Barcino Historical Novel Prize and Ivanhoe Award (Spain)

Books by Lindsey Davis

  • Fatal Legacy


  • Voices of Rome


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