Two for the Lions

By Lindsey Davis (Electronic Book, 2000)
Lumbered with working alongside reptilian Chief Spy Anacrites, Falco hashit upon the perfect plan. He'll offer his services to Vespasian andTitus in conducting the "great Census" of AD 73 as a tax collector. Ifhe does well, his fees will finally allow him to join the middle ranksand wed his long-suffering companion, Helena Justina. Meanwhile, Falconeeds to trace a relative who has eloped, and he has a crazy plan forfinding an extinct herb.

As Falco pokes around, he learns about the death of a much beloved lion, then uncovers a bitter rivalry between gladiators' trainers. When astar gladiator ends up dead, Falco is forced to investigate. The trailleads to Tripoli, where the killer has escaped and where Falco meets upwith more danger.

"Davis continues her excellent series of historical mysteries set inancient Rome... An artfully crafted caper featuring plenty of suspense, come

Lumbered with working alongside reptilian Chief Spy Anacrites, Falco hashit upon the perfect plan. He'll offer his services to Vespasian andTitus in conducting the "great Census" of AD 73 as a tax collector. Ifhe does well, his fees will finally allow him to join the middle ranksand wed his long-suffering companion, Helena Justina. Meanwhile, Falconeeds to trace a relative who has eloped, and he has a crazy plan forfinding an extinct herb.

As Falco pokes around, he learns about the death of a much beloved lion, then uncovers a bitter rivalry between gladiators' trainers. When astar gladiator ends up dead, Falco is forced to investigate. The trailleads to Tripoli, where the killer has escaped and where Falco meets upwith more danger.

"Davis continues her excellent series of historical mysteries set inancient Rome... An artfully crafted caper featuring plenty of suspense, come

Product Details

Two for the Lions
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $6.99 US/$6.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780759540309
  • On Sale Date: 11/22/2000
Two for the Lions