By Donna Leon
Commissario Guido Brunetti of the Venice Questura is surprised to listen to that Brett Lynch, a pal considering a homicide case at l. a. Fenice, has suffered a savage beating. The assault, within the appealing palazzo domestic of Flavia Petrelli, reigning diva of l. a. Scala, had include a message: 'Don't retain that appointment with Dottor Semenzato.' Then, with the hurricane clouds accumulating quick over the town, a man's physique is located ...
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Acqua Alta (Commissario Brunetti, Book 5) by Donna Leon