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De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: Springtime proffers fragrant temptations to the men and women of Naples. But evil also lurks in the sweet-smelling spring air. It is one week before Easter, Naples, 1932. At the high-class brothel in the center of town known as Paradiso, Viper, the most famous prostitute of all, is found dead. Suffocated with a pillow. Her last client swears that when he left her she was alive and well. But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa 2015

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De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: In the abyss of a profound personal crisis, Commissario Ricciardi feels unable to open himself up to life. He has refused the love of both Enrica and Livia and the friendship of his partner, Maione. Contentment for Ricciardi proves as elusive as clues to the latest crime he has been asked to investigate -- amazon.com

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2017

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De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: In the middle of a summer heat wave, as Naples prepares for one of its most important holy days, a renowned surgeon falls to his death from the window of his office. For Commissario Ricciardi and Brigadier Maione it is the beginning of an investigation that will bring them into contact with the most torrid, conflicting and enduring of human passions. In the world Ricciardi and Maione are about...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2015

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De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: Investigating the death of a duchess in 1931 Naples, Commissario Ricciardi is assisted by Brigadier Maione to connect the victim's demise to her associates in the Neapolitan privileged social circles and the local fascist elite.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2013

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De Giovanni, Maurizio, 1958-

Summary: In 1931 Naples, Commissario Ricciardi, who sees and hears the final seconds in the lives of victims of violent deaths, investigates the murder of an elderly woman who, moonlighting as a fortuneteller and moneylender, had many enemies.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2013

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De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: Believing that Matteo, a young boy from the streets of 1930s Naples, was murdered, Commissario Ricciardi must conduct his investigation in secret since his superiors are preparing for a state visit from Benito Mussolini.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2014

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De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: Naples, March 1931: a bitter wind stalks the city streets, and murder lies at its chilled heart. As one of the world s greatest tenors, Maestro Vezzi, is found brutally murdered in his dressing room at Naples famous San Carlo Theatre, the enigmatic and aloof Commissario Ricciardi is called in to investigate. Arrogant and bad-tempered, Vezzi was hated by many, but with the livelihoods of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2012

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De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: As Naples prepares for its holiday celebrations, behind the facade of order and happiness imposed by the fascist regime lurks terrible poverty and blinding desperation. In a luxurious apartment on the Mergellina Beach the bodies of a fascist militia officer and his wife have been found. The woman has had her throat cut while the man has been stabbed over sixty times. Seemingly, the hands of two...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2014

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De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: "A Commissario Ricciardi Neapolitan mystery that packs a real punch. Years ago, Vinnie Sannino left Naples on a ship bound for America, where he found fame and wealth as a boxer. But his gilded life in the new world came to an abrupt end when, during a fight, with a heavy punch to the head of his opponent, Vinnie killed a man in the ring. Now, Vinnie's back in Italy, pining for the woman he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2018

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De Giovanni, Maurizio

Summary: In the middle of a summer heat wave, as Naples prepares for one of its most important holy days, a renowned surgeon falls to his death from the window of his office. For Commissario Ricciardi and Brigadier Maione, it is the beginning of an investigation that will bring them into contact with the most torrid, conflicting, and enduring of human passions. In the world Ricciardi and Maione are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2016

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Camilleri, Andrea

Summary: On a gloomy morning in Vigàta, a call from Fazio rouses Inspector Montalbano from a nightmare. A man called Giugiù Nicotra has been found dead in the skeletal workings of a construction site--a place now entombed by a sea of mud from recent days of rain and floods. Shot in the back, he had fled into a water supply system tunnel. The investigation gets off to a slow start, but all the evidence...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2018

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Leon, Donna

Summary: A suspicious accident leads Commissario Guido Brunetti to uncover a longstanding scam with disturbing unintended consequences Surprised, if not dismayed, to discover from his superior, Vice-Questore Patta, that leaks are emanating from the Questura, Commissario Guido Brunetti is surprised more consequentially by the appearance of a friend of his wife's, fearful that her son is using drugs and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Leon, Donna

Summary: Commissario Guido Brunetti faces a heinous crime committed outside his jurisdiction. Two young American women have been badly injured in a boating accident, joy riding in the Laguna with two young Italians. Brunetti's curiosity is aroused by the behavior of the young men, who abandoned the victims after taking them to the hospital. If the injuries were the result of an accident, why did they...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2021

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Leon, Donna

Summary: Attending a performance by a opera star he saved in "Death at La Fenice," Brunetti learns that the singer is being stalked by an obsessed fan who subsequently attacks a fellow performer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Leon, Donna

Summary: "What role can or should loyalty play in the life of a police inspector? It's a question Commissario Guido Brunetti must face and ultimately answer in Give unto Others, Donna Leon's splendid thirty-first installment of her acclaimed Venetian crime series. Brunetti is approached for a favor by Elisabetta Foscarini, a woman he knows casually, but her mother was good to Brunetti's mother, so he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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Leon, Donna

Summary: When Dottoressa Donato calls the Questura to report that a dying patient at the hospice Fatebenefratelli wants to speak to the police, Commissario Guido Brunetti and his colleague, Claudia Griffoni, waste no time in responding. "They killed him. It was bad money. I told him no," Benedetta Toso gasps the words about her recently deceased husband, Vittorio Fadalto. Even though he is not sure she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Leon, Donna

Summary: "In his many years as a commissario, Guido Brunetti has seen all manner of crime and known intuitively how to navigate the various pathways in his native city, Venice, to discover the person responsible. Now, in Transient Desires, the thirtieth novel in Donna Leon's masterful series, he faces a heinous crime committed outside his jurisdiction. He is drawn in innocently enough: two young...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2021

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Leon, Donna.

Summary: At the request of his wife, Commissario Brunetti looks into the death of deaf, mentally disabled man who worked at their dry-cleaners and uncovers a mystery when the man left no official records and his mother is reluctant to speak to him.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2013

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Camilleri, Andrea

Summary: "Set on the Sicilian coast, a collection of eight short stories featuring the young Inspector Montalbano seeking to bring justice to crimes--from those involving jilted lovers and deadly family affairs to an encounter featuring the assassination attempt against the Pope to murders in unexpected places-- always with the mafia not far behind"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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Camilleri, Andrea

Summary: "The new novel in the irresistible New York Times bestselling Inspector Montalbano mystery series. A wave of refugees has arrived on the Sicilian coast, and Inspector Montalbano and his team have been stationed at port, alongside countless volunteers, to receive and assist the newcomers. Meanwhile, Livia has promised their presence at a friend's wedding, and the inspector, agreeing to get a new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2019

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Leon, Donna

Summary: "What role can or should loyalty play in the life of a police inspector? It's a question Commissario Guido Brunetti must face and ultimately answer in Give unto Others, Donna Leon's splendid thirty-first installment of her acclaimed Venetian crime series. Brunetti is approached for a favor by Elisabetta Foscarini, a woman he knows casually, but her mother was good to Brunetti's mother, so he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press,  2022

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Leon, Donna

Summary: "Your situation is always ambiguous, isn't it, Guido?", his father-in-law, Count Orazio Falier, observes of Donna Leon's soulful detective, Guido Brunetti, at the beginning of her superb 28th Brunetti novel, Unto Us A Son Is Given . "The world we live in makes that necessary," Brunetti presciently replies. Count Falier was urging his Venetian son-in-law to investigate, and preferably intervene...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2019

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Leon, Donna

Summary: Hired to investigate a suspicious near-drowning that left a girl permanently brain damaged years earlier, Brunetti struggles to determine if a crime was actually committed, in a case set against a backdrop of dynamic transitions in contemporary Venice.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2016

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Leon, Donna

Summary: Brunetti is forced to confront the price of loyalty, to his past and in his work, as a seemingly innocent request leads him into troubling waters.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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