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Death in a Strange Country: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery ...
by Donna Leon

Language

English

Pages

401

Publication Date

December 30, 2008

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<div>Early one morning Commissario Guido Brunetti of the Venice Police confronts a grisly sight when the body of a young man is fished out of a fetid canal. All the clues point to a violent mugging, but for Brunetti the motive of robbery seems altogether too convenient. When something is discovered in the victim’s apartment that suggests the existence of a high-level conspiracy, Brunetti becomes convinced that somebody, somewhere, is taking great pains to provide a ready-made solution to the crime.<BR><BR>Rich with atmosphere and marvelous plotting, <I>Death in a Strange Country</I> is a superb novel in Donna Leon’s chilling Venetian mystery series.</div>
Consuming Fire
by Catherine Fearns

Language

English

Pages

203

Publication Date

February 06, 2019

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Liverpool is in the grip of an intense heatwave, and strange things are happening.<br /><br />A woman dies in an apparent case of Spontaneous Human Combustion; a truck explodes on the dock road; the charred corpses of pets litter the city; forest fires ravage the pinewoods…and there are birds everywhere, silent flocks drawing in ominously.<br /><br />Detective Inspector Darren Swift thinks there are connections, and his investigation delves into the worlds of football, nightclubs and organised crime. But is he imagining things?<br /><br />Dr. Helen Hope doesn’t think so. And she believes the key lies in a mysterious seventeenth-century occult book which has gone missing from Liverpool Library.<br /><br />In the blistering sequel to Reprobation, DI Swift is forced to confront some inconvenient ghosts from his past, as a terrifying shadow lies over his city’s future….
A Lover's Game (Stonewall Investigations Book 4)
by Max Walker

Language

English

Pages

259

Publication Date

February 25, 2019

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Zane Holden, the founder of Stonewall Investigations, has been haunted by the same case for years. He’s had loved ones taken by the serial killer known as the Unicorn, and his drive to find the monster is higher than ever. Finally, he feels like he’s getting close.<br /><br />Something else that’s getting closer? His wedding day to the man of his dreams.<br /><br />Lorenzo De Luca found the love of his life in Zane. He’s the happiest he’s ever been. His career as a high powered defense attorney is at a peak and his daydreams are filled with wedding bells and honeymooning.<br /><br />It felt like absolutely nothing could go wrong.<br /><br />But with the tensions from the case rising and a new presence in Enzo’s life making themselves known, there’s suddenly a lot that could go wrong. Zane and Enzo will have to tread carefully on their way to a blissful union. As Zane pushes closer to the Unicorn, the danger increases exponentially, until both men are faced with an excruciating reality: this all has to end one way or another.<br /><br />The two men will need to come together and find strength in their love before they get torn apart by their fear.<br />_______________<br /><br />A Lover's Game is the fourth book in the Stonewall Investigations series. It can be read as a standalone although it is recommended to at least read book 1 in the series. It is a full-length, steamy gay romantic mystery novel.
Seance on a Summer's Night
by Josh Lanyon

Language

English

Pages

318

Publication Date

January 31, 2019

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Theater critic Artemus Bancroft isn’t sure what to expect when his aunt summons him home to California with vague but urgent pleas about being unable to cope with “the situation.”<br /><br />The situation turns out to be the apparent haunting of Green Lanterns Inn—along with alarming rumors that long-suffering Auntie Halcyone may have murdered her philandering husband.In fact, the rumors seem to have been started by the late Mr. Hyde himself—from beyond the grave.
Dressed for Death: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery (Commissa...
by Donna Leon

Language

English

Pages

287

Publication Date

December 30, 2008

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<div>Commissario Guido Brunetti’s hopes for a refreshing family holiday in the mountains are once again dashed when a gruesome discovery is made in Marghera—a body so badly beaten the face is completely unrecognizable. Brunetti searches Venice for someone who can identify the corpse but is met with a wall of silence. He then receives a telephone call from a contact who promises some tantalizing information. And before the night is out, Brunetti is confronting yet another appalling, and apparently senseless, death.</div>
Acqua Alta: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery (Commissario Bru...
by Donna Leon

Language

English

Pages

392

Publication Date

January 27, 2009

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<div>As Venice braces for a winter tempest, Commissario Guido Brunetti, Donna Leon's intrepid Italian sleuth, finds out that an old friend has been savagely beaten at the palazzo home of reigning diva Flavia Petrelli. Then, as the flood waters rise, a corpse is discovered—and Brunetti must wade through the chaotic city to solve his deadliest case yet. Sinister and exotic, <I>Acqua Alta</I> is another chilling addition to Donna Leon's best-selling series.</div>
Death and Judgment: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery (Commiss...
by Donna Leon

Language

English

Pages

302

Publication Date

January 14, 2014

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<div>In <I>Death and Judgment</I>, a truck crashes and spills its dangerous cargo on a treacherous road in the Italian Dolomite mountains. Meanwhile, in Santa Lucia, a prominent international lawyer is found dead aboard an intercity train. Suspecting a connection between the two tragedies, Brunetti digs deep for an answer, stumbling upon a seedy Venetian bar that holds the key to a crime network that reaches far beyond the laguna. But it will take another violent death in Venice before Brunetti and his colleagues begin to understand what is really going on.</div>
Quietly in Their Sleep: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery (Com...
by Donna Leon

Language

English

Pages

321

Publication Date

February 24, 2009

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<div></div> <div>In <I>Quietly in Their Sleep</I>, the philosophical Venetian detective Commissario Guido Brunetti comes to the aid of a young nursing sister who has left her convent after five of her patients died unexpectedly. In the course of his inquiries Brunetti encounters an unusual cast of characters, but discovers nothing that seems criminal. Is the nun simply creating a smoke screen to justify abandoning her vocation? Or has she stumbled onto something very real and very sinister? Something that places her own life in imminent danger? <I>Quietly in Their Sleep</I> is Donna Leon at the top of her form.</div>
Fatal Remedies: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery (Commissario...
by Donna Leon

Language

English

Pages

324

Publication Date

December 29, 2009

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<div>For Commissario Brunetti, it began with an early morning phone call. In the chill of the Venetian dawn, a sudden act of vandalism shatters the quiet of the deserted city. But soon Brunetti is shocked to find that the culprit waiting to be apprehended at the scene is someone from his own family. Meanwhile, Brunetti is under pressure from his superiors to solve a daring robbery with a link to a suspicious accidental death. Does it all lead back to the Mafia? And how are his family’s actions connected to these crimes?</div>
Payback
by Charlotte Mills

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

February 20, 2019

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<b>A thrilling lesbian mystery about trying to right a past wrong…despite the consequences.</b><br /><br />Detective Constable Kate Wolfe is sent to a Cheshire backwater after falling foul of a disciplinary hearing in London. But before she even has a chance to settle in, Kate finds herself in a situation there’s no coming back from. She’s reported as a troublemaker to her new boss, Detective Chief Inspector Helen Taylor, a no-nonsense veteran who once had an esteemed, high-profile career. <br /><br />The pair investigate a spate of arson attacks, a dead body found in a burnt out building, and a missing architect while fighting their growing attraction for each other. The discovery of a dumped vehicle in a quarry lake sparks a series of events that will change their lives forever.

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