Deadly Election

Deadly Election is a 2015 historical mystery crime novel by Lindsey Davis and the third book in the Flavia Albia Mysteries[3] (Falco: The New Generation) series. Set in Ancient Rome, the novel stars Flavia Albia, the British-born adopted daughter of Marcus Didius Falco (the hero of the author's 20-volume Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries series, published from 1989 to 2010). Albia, a widow, works as a "delatrix" (a detective or private informer) in ancient Rome, like Falco.[4][5][6][7] In the UK, the book's cover carries the strapline: "A Flavia Alba Novel".[8]

Deadly Election
Front cover of UK hardback
AuthorLindsey Davis
SeriesFlavia Albia (Falco: The New Generation)
Genrehistorical mystery crime novel
PublisherHodder & Stoughton, St Martin's Press
Publication date
Preceded byEnemies at Home 
Followed byThe Graveyard of the Hesperides[1][2] 


  1. Davis, Lindsey (14 April 2016). The Graveyard of the Hesperides. UK: Hodder & Stoughton. ISBN 9781473613386. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  2. Davis, Lindsey. "The Graveyard of the Hesperides". Lindsey Davis official website. Retrieved 2 December 2015.
  3. Davis, Lindsey. Deadly Election. ASIN B00R69XP5A.
  4. Davis, Lindsey (2015). Deadly Election. UK: Hodder & Stoughton. ISBN 978-1-444-79422-9.
  5. Davis, Lindsey (2015). Deadly Election. US: St Martin's Press. ISBN 978-1-250-06398-4.
  6. "Deadly Election: A Flavia Albia Mystery". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  7. Heathcote, Charlotte (10 May 2015). "A new chapter in history: The best historical fiction of spring". Express. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  8. Davis, Lindsey. Deadly Election. ISBN 978-1444794229.

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