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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: They've made a fresh start at the Pizzofalcone precinct of Naples. They fired every member of the investigative branch after they were found guilty of corruption. Now, there's a group of detectives, a new commissario, and a new superintendent. The new cops immediately find themselves investigating a high-profile murder that has the whole town on edge. Heading the investigation is Inspector...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2016

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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: 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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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: 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: This is Naples as you've never seen it before. A chaotic, shadowy city full of ominous echoes and dark alleyways where each inhabitant seems too absorbed by his or her own problems to give a damn about anybody else. And that is exactly what makes it possible for a cold, methodical killer to commit his atrocious crimes largely undisturbed, to merge with the crowd as if he were invisible. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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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: 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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