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A question of belief —Leon, Donna.
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Longing to visit the cool mountains with his family during a brutally hot tourist season in Venice, commissario Guido Brunetti agrees to help his inspector friend to safeguard an aunt's savings from an unscrupulous astro...

The Venetian bargain —Fiorato, Marina.

"Venice, 1576. Five years after the defeat of the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Lepanto, a ship steals unnoticed into Venice bearing a deadly cargo. A man, more dead than alive, disembarks and staggers into Piazza San ...

The jewels of paradise a novel —Leon, Donna.
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Caterina Pellegrini, a native Venetian with a doctorate in baroque opera, must determine the rightful ownership of two locked trunks belonging to a famous composer who has been dead for centuries.

Earthly remains —Leon, Donna, author.
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"Donna Leon's bestselling mystery novels have won a multitude of fans for their insider's portrayal of Venice. From family meals to vaporetti rides, the details and rhythms of everyday life are an integral part of this b...

Kiss of death —Sedgwick, Marcus.

A letter from Marko's father draws him to Venice where he meets Sorrel, and together they set out to save both their fathers.

The wings of the dove —James, Henry, 1843-1916, author.

James drew on the memory of a beloved cousin who died young to create one of the three central characters, Milly Theale, an heiress with a short time to live and a passion for experiencing life to its fullest. To the cre...

Trace elements —Leon, Donna, author.

"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 res...

Cinderella's night in Venice —Connelly, Clare (Romance novelist), author.
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"When Ares Lykaios insists that Bea Jones accompany him to a gala, she wants to refuse--if just to put the arrogant Greek in his place. Yet Ares is as gorgeous as he is commanding, and she can hardly say no to her PR fir...

Palace of the drowned —Mangan, Christine (Christine Rose), author.

"It's 1966 and Frankie Croy needs a break. Having achieved success with her debut bestseller, she's been trying desperately to live up to the high expectations of her editor and fans, only to fall short with each new boo...

The Thief Lord —Funke, Cornelia Caroline.
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Two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt the younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they have found shelter with--and protection from--Venice's "Thief Lord."

Death in Venice

Based on the novella by Thomas Mann, this late masterpiece from Luchino Visconti is a meditation on the nature of art, the allure of beauty, and the inescapability of death. Setting Mann's story of queer desire and bodil...

Alibi : a novel —Kanon, Joseph.

It is 1946 and Adam Miller, a U.S. Army war crimes investigator, has come to Venice to visit his widowed mother. While there, Adam falls in love with a Jewish woman scarred by her experiences during the war and a violent...

Blue Avenger cracks the code —Howe, Norma.

In his new identity as Blue Avenger, sixteen-year-old David visits Venice, Italy, and continues to pursue various crusades, including trying to solve the mystery of who really wrote Shakespeare's works.

A question of belief —Leon, Donna, author.

Under the stifling summer sun, Venice is flooded with tourism. Commissario Guido Brunetti is planning the perfect mountain vacation where he can catch up on his reading. However, before he can go, an old friend has him l...

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