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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DE G

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LEO

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M LEO

Burton, Mary (Mary T.)

Summary: "At the grisly murder scene of a teen prostitute, Virginia state trooper Riley Tatum's past roars back to haunt her. When she was a teenage runaway, she was kidnapped, drugged, and left unconscious on the streets. She has no memories of what happened, only strange recurring dreams of two men playing cards. Former FBI agent Clay Bowman, Riley's old flame, is Shield Security's newest member. He's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC BUR

Leon, Donna.

Summary: Venetian police detective Guido Brunetti investigates when a Romanian housekeeper is falsely accused of murdering her employer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Partners Pub. Corp. 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LEO

Giovinazzo, Diana

Summary: "Austria 1767: Maria Carolina Charlotte-ninth daughter and sixteenth child of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria-knows her position as a Hapsburg archduchess will inevitably force her to leave her home, her family, and her beloved country. But not yet. The Hapsburg family is celebrating a great triumph: Charlotte's older sister, Josepha, has been promised to King Ferdinand IV of Naples, and will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GIO

Leon, Donna.

Summary: In a mystery that offers an unexpected take on life in contemporary Venice, Commissario Guido Brunetti plunges into the Venetian underworld of illegal African immigrants as he investigates after a street vendor is killed in a scuffle.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Partners/BBC Audiobooks America 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LEO

Adam, Paul

Summary: A Parisian art dealer is found dead in his hotel room the day after a Paganini concert. In his wallet is a scrap of sheet music, torn from a page that belongs to the competition's winner. But how did the dead man get hold of it? And why? Detective Antonio Guastafeste asks violin maker Gianni Castiglione to help him navigate the curious world of classical musicians, their priceless instruments,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADA

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...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LEO

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...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2016

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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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEG

McDermid, Val.

Summary: Detective Chief Inspector Carol Jordan turns to clinical psychologist Dr. Tony Hill to help solve the grotesque murder of a prostitute, a crime that bears a striking resemblance to an earlier series of solved crimes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCD

Gimenez, Mark.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GIM

Black, Ingrid.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

MacBride, Stuart.

Summary: Detective Sergeant Logan MacRae has been bumped to the "Screw-up Squad," a team made up of the most worthless or inexperienced members of the homicide department, and Logan will do anything to prove he doesn't belong there. Including working overtime on two baffling cases: the murder by arson of six people, and the beating to death of a prostitute down by the docks, not a high priority compared...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Leon, Donna.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M LEO

Harris, C. S.

Summary: London, 1812. The brutal slaughter of eight young prostitutes in a house of refuge near Covent Garden leaves only one survivor -- and one witness: Hero Jarvis, reform-minded daughter of the Prince Regent's cousin, Lord Jarvis. When the Machiavellian power broker quashes any official inquiry that might reveal his daughter's unorthodox presence, Hero launches an investigation of her own and turns...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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Cameron, Kenneth M.

Summary: London, 1900. When a terrified man shows up one evening and says he is being pursued by Jack the Ripper, Denton dismisses him as a lunatic. When the mutilated body of a teenaged prostitute is found, Denton decides to pursue the murderer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Graham, Heather.

Summary: As a killer obsessed by Poe's macabre tales selects his victims from members of a literary society devoted to the master writer, social worker Genevieve O'Brien, fearing that her mother will be next, enlists the aid of P.I. Joe Connolly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Leon, Donna.

Summary: In a mystery that offers an unexpected take on life in contemporary Venice, Commissario Guido Brunetti plunges into the Venetian underworld of illegal African immigrants as he investigates after a street vendor is killed in a scuffle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M LEO

McDermid, Val.

Summary: Devastated after the vicious assault she suffered in The Last Temptation, Detective Chief Inspector Carol Jordan has returned to Bradfield to resume her career. But she is surprised to discover that clinical psychologist Dr. Tony Hill has followed her there to take up a post in a high security mental hospital. When she is assigned a case involving the grotesque murder of a prostitute, she turns...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCD

Perry, Anne.

Summary: Pitt investigates the murder of a maid at Buckingham Palace, narrowing his group of suspects down to several house guests who are meeting with the Prince of Wales to discuss the funding of a huge project: the Cape to Cairo railway. While the Prince might overlook the unfortunate loss of a maid, the Queen, who is due back soon, will likely veto any Royal support in the scheme if she finds out.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: M PER

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DE G

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