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In the thirty-second installment of Donna Leon's bestselling series, a connection to Guido Brunetti's own youthful past helps solve a mysterious murder
On a cold November evening, Guido Brunetti and Paola are up late when a call from his colleague Ispettore Vianello arrives, alerting the Commissario that a hand has been seen in one of Venice's canals. The body is soon found, and Brunetti is assigned to investigate the murder of an...
After nine years in prison, thief Ben Garvald has been released, and he's headed back to the old neighborhood. His remarried ex-wife and sister-in-law aren't happy about it, and they've asked for police protection. Det. Sgt. Nick Miller, meanwhile, is hopeful;...
Detective Michael Bennett thriller volume 10
J.P. Beaumont mysteries volume 16
Joanna Brady volume 10
10) Give unto Others
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.
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 31st installment of her acclaimed Venetian crime series.
Brunetti is approached...
J. P. Beaumont detective volume 9
12) Kill Zone
Siegfried, a terrorist group made up of a killer, a bassist, an ex-marine, a demolitions expert, a Black Panther, a national guardsman, and a couple of spoiled teenagers, is about to become Detroit's worst nightmare. The motley gang boards a river cruise boat armed with M16s and enough explosives to burn the city down. They...
14) The Zero Night
A woman has been kidnapped. Now Jonathan Stride must decide if her husband wants her back... dead or alive.
After nearly dying of a gunshot wound, Jonathan Stride has been on leave from the Duluth Police for more than a year. When his partner, Maggie Bei, gets called about a suspicious abduction involving a local lawyer, she tells Stride it's time for him to come back.
Attorney Gavin Webster says he paid $100,000 in ransom money to the men...
15) Shell game
V.I. Warshawski novel volume 20
16) What you break
A Gus Murphy novel volume 2
17) Baltimore Blues
Until her paper, the Baltimore Star, crashed and burned, Tess Monaghan was a damn good reporter who knew her hometown intimately — from historic Fort McHenry to the crumbling projects of Cherry Hill. Now gainfully unemployed at twenty-nine, she's willing to take any freelance job to pay the rent — including a bit of unorthodox snooping for her rowing buddy, Darryl "Rock" Paxton.
In a city where someone is murdered almost everyday,...
18) Dead land
V.I. Warshawski novel volume 20
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST
"A proper hero for these times . . . To us, V.I. is perfect." — THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
"Sara Paretsky's gloriously kick-ass private eye, V.I. "Vic" Warshawski, is back . . . in a political-rot thriller that's the definition of perfection in the genre." — THE WASHINGTON...
In the landmark thirtieth installment of the bestselling series the New Yorker has called "an unusually potent cocktail of atmosphere and event," Guido Brunetti is forced to confront an unimaginable crime
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...
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