By Lindsey Davis

ISBN-10: 1429990082

ISBN-13: 9781429990080

   'Rats are constantly larger than you expect...'

     Marcus Didius Falco, historical Rome's hangdog investigator, hates sharing a mobile with a rodent -- although being bailed through his outdated mom is sort of as embarrassing. His highborn female friend can't make a decision if she wishes him and Titus Caesar's gift for prior providers is a rainy fish. Hoping for a greater lifestyles, or a minimum of a greater residence, he's taking on new consumers.

     On the based slopes of the Pincian Hill, 3 nouveaux riches freedmen with flashy better halves are below siege via a smart redhead. Severina Zotica has a foul-mouthed parrot, a strange reference to a snake dancer -- and a very suspicious previous. As he pursues this flame-haired fortune-hunter, Falco unearths himself beset by way of violent rent-racketeers, poisoners, and girls with no consciences who've harmful designs on him.

Venus in Copper is the 3rd publication in Lindsey Davis' bestselling Falco series.

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Ben carried two trays with a total of four plates of food. Two were filled with rice, and the others with several steaks and a pile of vegetables. A jar of spicy Thai shrimp rose near a glass of water. I called out to them. “Hey, Ben! ” Cruise Confidential ° 33 “He eats like this every day,” Amy added. ” They disappeared into the crowd, leaving me stunned. If I ate that much food, I would weigh 300 pounds. K. You’re right. It’s just my cat obviously thought I should worship her. In the end I guess I did.

I sat in the front row in the corner, careful to sit closer to Liezle than Ravi. He was happily married and I was madly in love, but it was already a game that made the three of us more comfortable. I found great relief in being taken, because the beauty quotient of the female personnel was staggering! Without exception the women of the class were raven-haired and, if not pretty, at least they had stunning bodies. Had I been single I would have been overwhelmed. “My name is Boota,” he announced.

Too late I realized the crowd was, in fact, cheering because I was only in my underwear. The party ended shortly thereafter, just as it was nearing the point of sloppiness. M. for yet another fifteen-hour day. I stumbled from the crew bar in my underpants and sandals, and nearly fell down the steep stairs. I clung to the railing for dear life, recalling how difficult the steps were when sober. M. I received mostly startled looks, with the occasional mild applause as I descended toward B deck.

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