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Nemesis

(2009)
(Book 20 in the Marcus Didius Falco series)
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In the high summer of 77AD, Roman informer Marcus Didius Falco is beset by personal problems. Newly bereaved and facing unexpected upheavals in his life, it is a relief for him to consider someone else's misfortunes. A middle-aged couple who supplied statues to his father, Geminus, have disappeared in mysterious circumstances. They had an old feud with a bunch of notorious freedmen, the Claudii, who live rough in the pestilential Pontine Marshes, terrorising the neighbourhood. When a mutilated corpse turns up near Rome, Falco and his vigiles friend Petronius investigate, even though it means travelling in the dread marshes. But just as they are making progress, the Chief Spy, Anacrites, snatches their case away from them. As his rivalry with Falco escalates, he makes false overtures of friendship, but fails to cover up the fact that the violent Claudii have acquired corrupt protection at the highest level. Making further enquiries after they have been warned off can only be dangerous - but when did that stop Falco and Petronius? Egged on by the slippery bureaucrats who hate Anacrites, the dogged friends dig deeper while a psychotic killer keeps taking more victims, and the shocking truth creeps closer and closer to home...

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Hardback Editions

August 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Nemesis: A Marcus Didius Falco Novel (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries)
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
ISBN: 0-312-59542-5 / 978-0-312-59542-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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June 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: Nemesis: (Falco 20)
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
ISBN: 1-84605-612-8 / 978-1-84605-612-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century
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October 2009 : UK Hardback
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Title: Nemesis (Large Print Book)
Author(s): lindsey davis
ISBN: 1-4084-3021-5 / 978-1-4084-3021-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: AUDIOGO
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Paperback Editions

November 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Nemesis: A Marcus Didius Falco Novel (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries)
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
ISBN: 0-312-60928-0 / 978-0-312-60928-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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February 2011 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Nemesis: (Falco 20)
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
ISBN: 0-09-953678-1 / 978-0-09-953678-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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February 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Nemesis: (Falco 20)
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
ISBN: 0-09-953677-3 / 978-0-09-953677-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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February 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Nemesis
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
ISBN: 1-4084-8670-9 / 978-1-4084-8670-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Paragon
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June 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Nemesis
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
ISBN: 1-84605-611-X / 978-1-84605-611-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century
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Audio Editions

June 2010 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Falco: Nemesis (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries)
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
ISBN: 1-4084-6766-6 / 978-1-4084-6766-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
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September 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Nemesis (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries (Audio))
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
ISBN: 0-7927-7307-1 / 978-0-7927-7307-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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September 2010 : USA Audio CD

Title: Nemesis (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries (Audio))
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
ISBN: 0-7927-7308-X / 978-0-7927-7308-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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September 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Nemesis
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Nemesis: Marcus Didius Falco, Book 20
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
Publisher: Audible Studios
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June 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Nemesis: Marcus Didius Falco, Book 20
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Nemesis: (Falco 20)
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
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August 2010 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Nemesis: A Marcus Didius Falco Novel (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries Book 20)
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon