The Iron Hand of Mars is a crime novel by Lindsey Davis. Set in Rome and Germania during AD 71, The Iron Hand of Mars stars Marcus Didius Falco, Informer and Imperial Agent. It is the fourth in her Falco series. The title refers to the standard, shaped like a giant hand made of iron, which Falco is required to deliver to the imperial legions in Germany. In The Iron Hand of Mars, Falco is sent to Germania Liberi in the aftermath of a rebellion. He is dispatched by Vespasian to deliver a new standard, give a report on the Legio XIV Gemina, and to discover what happened to their Legate.
|Genre:||Crime Fiction, Historical novel, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense|
|Number of editions:||7|