A Comedy of Terrors is a historical novel by British writer Lindsey Davis, the ninth in her Flavia Albia series. It was published in the UK on 1 April 2021 by Hodder & Stoughton (ISBN 9781529374322) and is scheduled to be published in the United States on 27 July 2021 by Minotaur Books (ISBN 978-1250241542).
|Genre||historical fiction, crime fiction|
|Publisher||Hodder & Stoughton, Minotaur Books|
|1 April 2021|
|Preceded by||The Grove of the Caesars|
|Followed by||Desperate Undertaking|
The novel is set in 89 AD, starting during "the week before Saturnalia: 12-17 December".: [ix] It features nuts ("both the snack and missile of choice of tipsy celebrants") and threats to the emperor ("Domitian himself is a target for the old criminals' new schemes").