New York: Minotaur Books, 2014. First U.S. Edition, First Printing. Cloth. SIGNED by the AUTHOR on title page, 8vo, powder blue boards with silver lettering on spine, archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped), illustrated with preliminaries of a double-spread map of "Rome, from the Aventine to the Esquiline," & listing of "The Cast," [x] + 342 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #5806
SIGNED by the AUTHOR & in SUPERB CONDITION: internally & externally. Tight, bright, clean copy. Remainder mark on top of pages. .
A Flavia Albia Novel: Second book which follows The Ides of April.
Lindsey Davis (born 1949) is an award-winning English historical novelist, well known as the author of the Falco and Flavia Albia series of historical detective stories set in ancient Rome; . Among her awards: The Author's Club Prize for "Best First Novel" in 1989 for The Silver Pigs; The Crime Writers' Association (CWA): Dagger in the Library for being an author "whose work has given most pleasure" in 1995; Winner of the 2011 Cartier Diamond Dagger from the Crime Writers' Association.