Dressed for Death

Download or Read eBook Dressed for Death PDF written by Donna Leon and published by Grove/Atlantic, Inc.. This book was released on 2008-12-30 with total page 354 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
Dressed for Death

Book Synopsis Dressed for Death by : Donna Leon

The New York Times–bestselling series and its Italian detective explore the seedy underworld of Venice: “Procedural writing at its best” (The Washington Post). 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. “[One of] the real charms of this series [is] the endearing character of Brunetti and his compassionate insights into the heart of Venice and the soul of its people. . . . Truly, a refreshing hero.” —The New York Times Book Review “Despite the gruesome way in which this murder, and subsequent ones, take place, it’s really a cheery, breezy mystery, filled with good humor and adventure. The ending can only leave the reader waiting avidly for the next time we meet Brunetti and his lively friends and cohorts.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Leon delivers her plot in an unassuming, graceful and beautifully paced prose that hides its measured elegance.” —The Washington Post “One of the most appealing of recent detectives, Brunetti stars in a case that brings out his canniness and his compassion—and shows his creator spreading her wings more powerfully than ever.” —Kirkus Reviews “Richly evocative. . . . Venice takes on a deep noir tint in Leon’s latest well-crafted work.” —Publishers Weekly

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  • Publisher – Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Total Pages – 354
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781555849009
  • ISBN-13 – 1555849008

The Anonymous Venetian

Download or Read eBook The Anonymous Venetian PDF written by Donna Leon and published by Pan. This book was released on 2002-01-05 with total page 0 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The Anonymous Venetian

Book Synopsis The Anonymous Venetian by : Donna Leon

Commissario Brunetti's hopes of 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 unrecognizable. Brunetti searches Venice for someone who can identify the dead man. But he is met with a wall of silence. Then he 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...

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  • ISBN-10 – 1447201639
  • ISBN-13 – 9781447201632

Death at La Fenice

Download or Read eBook Death at La Fenice PDF written by Donna Leon and published by Grove/Atlantic, Inc.. This book was released on 2012-04-20 with total page 217 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
Death at La Fenice

Book Synopsis Death at La Fenice by : Donna Leon

A conductor succumbs to cyanide at the famed Venice opera house, in the first mystery in the New York Times–bestselling, award-winning series. During intermission at the famed La Fenice opera house in Venice, Italy, a notoriously difficult and widely disliked German conductor is poisoned—and suspects abound. Guido Brunetti, a native Venetian, sets out to unravel the mystery behind the high-profile murder. To do so, he calls on his knowledge of Venice, its culture, and its dirty politics. Along the way, he finds the crime may have roots going back decades—and that revenge, corruption, and even Italian cuisine may play a role. “One of the most exquisite and subtle detective series ever.” —The Washington Post “A brilliant writer . . . an immensely likable police detective who takes every murder to heart.” —The New York Times Book Review

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  • Publisher – Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Total Pages – 217
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  • ISBN-10 – 9780802194138
  • ISBN-13 – 0802194133

Death and Judgment

Download or Read eBook Death and Judgment PDF written by Donna Leon and published by Grove/Atlantic, Inc.. This book was released on 2014-01-14 with total page 365 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
Death and Judgment

Book Synopsis Death and Judgment by : Donna Leon

Venice’s Commissario Brunetti takes on his “most difficult and politically sensitive case to date” in the gripping New York Times–bestselling series (Booklist). In Death and Judgment, 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. “No one is more graceful and accomplished than Leon.” —The Washington Post “The sophisticated but still moral Brunetti, with his love of food and his loving family, proves a worthy custodian of timeless values and verities.” —The Wall Street Journal “[Brunetti’s] humane police work is disarming, and his ambles through the city are a delight.” —The New York Times Book Review “The heady atmosphere of Venice and a galaxy of fully realized characters enrich this intriguing and finally horrifying tale.” —Publishers Weekly “The first of Leon’s books to knit together all her strengths: endearing detective, jaundiced social pathology, and a paranoid eye for plotting on a grand scale.” —Kirkus Reviews

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  • Publisher – Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Total Pages – 365
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781555848972
  • ISBN-13 – 1555848974

Dressed for Death (A Drew Farthering Mystery Book #4)

Download or Read eBook Dressed for Death (A Drew Farthering Mystery Book #4) PDF written by Julianna Deering and published by Baker Books. This book was released on 2016-02-23 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
Dressed for Death (A Drew Farthering Mystery Book #4)

Book Synopsis Dressed for Death (A Drew Farthering Mystery Book #4) by : Julianna Deering

This Traditional British Cozy Mystery Gets a Regency Twist Drew and Madeline Farthering celebrate their six-month anniversary by attending a fancy Regency era costume party. Drew is glad to see Talbot Cummins, an Oxford classmate, and his fiancée, Alice Henley, though many present seem worried about the couple. Everyone's concerns are realized when, at the concluding grand ball, Alice dies of an overdose of cocaine. Tal refuses to believe she took the stuff intentionally, and Drew is determined to find out if her death was an accident or murder. Drew is shocked and disillusioned when the police arrest Tal's father and reveal that the man has been smuggling drugs into the country for the past twenty years. Reeling from the death of his fiancée and the revelation about his father, Tal begs Drew to find out what's going on. Drew, now questioning his own ability to see people as they really are, does so reluctantly, not ready for the secrets he's about to uncover--or the danger he'll bring down on everyone he holds dear.

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  • Publisher – Baker Books
  • Total Pages – 320
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781441229397
  • ISBN-13 – 1441229396