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Murder in the Marais Murder in the Marais
By Black, Cara
2003-07 - Soho Crime
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The first installment in the Anthony Award-nominated series set in Paris, featuring Detective Aim??e Leduc. Other books in the series, also available from Soho: "Murder in the Sentier, Murder in Belleville", and "Murder in the Bastille".  …More

The Shape of Water The Shape of Water
By Camilleri, Andrea
2005-05 - Penguin Books
9780142004715 Check our catalog

Silvio Lupanello, a big shot in the village of Vigta, is found dead in his car in a rough part of town frequented by prostitutes and drug dealers. Enter Inspector Salvo Montalbano. With his mix of humor, cynicism, compassion, and love of good food, Montalbano goes into battle against the powerful and the corrupt who block his path to the real killer. …More

A Walk in the Dark A Walk in the Dark
By Carofiglio, Gianrico
2011-03 - Bitter Lemon Press
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Legal thriller written by an anti-mafia prosecutor. Set in Southern Italy. Turow with wry humour. …More

A Death in Tuscany A Death in Tuscany
By Giuttari, Michele
2012-01 - Little, Brown Young Readers
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When a girl's body is discovered in the Tuscan hill town of Scandicci in Giuttari's gripping second novel featuring Chief Supt. Michele Ferrara (after 2011's A Florentine Death), the police assume she's another dead junkie, hardly worth the paperwork. But Ferrara, who heads Florence's Squarda Mobile, becomes obsessed with the girl, who's "little more than a child," and soon proves that she was murdered.

Deadly Petard Deadly Petard
By Jeffries, Roderic
2000-01 - Soundings
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Gertrude Dean has finally found a sunny haven on the island of Mallorca and put behind her that nasty business involving Keir West's wife. Barbara West was very rich and ten years older than her philandering husband. She was also considerate: when she died with a plastic bay over her head, she left a suicide note. The cleaning woman had accused Keir West of murder.. …More

The Drowning River The Drowning River
By Kent, Christobel
2011-12 - Felony & Mayhem
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On this dull, rainy day in early November, even Florence looks sullen and unlovely. But that is not, surely, why an elderly Jewish architect walked into the River Arno. Nor does it offer any answers as to the disappearance of Veronica Hutton, a reckless young heiress killing time till marriage at one of the city's many international art academies. …More

Death at La Fenice: A Novel of Suspense Death at La Fenice: A Novel of Suspense
By Leon, Donna
1996-05 - HarperTorch
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Beautiful and serene Venice is a city almost divoid of crime. But that is little comfort to Maestro Helmut Wellauer, a world-renowned conductor who is poisoned one night during intermission. As Guido Brunetti, vice-commissario of police and a genius of detection, pieces together the clues, a shocking picture of depravity and revenge emerges. …More

Extraordinary People: An Enzo File Extraordinary People: An Enzo File
By May, Peter
2006-11 - Poisoned Pen Press
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A brilliant teacher who trained some of Frances best and brightest as future prime ministers and presidents vanished ten years ago. Enzo Macleod, a biologist teaching in Toulouse, is challenged to find the missing man by applying new science to an old case. …More

Snow White Must Die Snow White Must Die
By Neuhaus, Nele
2013-01 - Minotaur Books
9780312604257 Check our catalog

On a cold and gray November morning, Tobias Sartorius is released from prison. After ten long years, most of it in solitary confinement, Tobias goes home to a community where he is despised, his father ruined and bankrupt, and his mother mysteriously attacked the day of his return.

An Uncertain Place An Uncertain Place
By Vargas, Fred
2011-10 - Penguin Books
9780143120049 Check our catalog

When Commissaire Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg, the chief of police in Paris's seventh arrondissement, is called to the scene of a ghastly and highly unusual murder, he thinks it can't have anything to do with the nine pairs of shoes and severed feet discovered outside of London's Highgate Cemetery just a few days earlier. …More

Death in August Death in August
By Vichi, Marco
2012-07 - Pegasus Books
9781605983516 Check our catalog

A new crime series full of Italian flavor the first novel in the Inspector Bordelli series, set in 1960s Florence. …More

Bruno, Chief of Police Bruno, Chief of Police
By Walker, Martin
2010-04 - Vintage Books USA
9780307454690 Check our catalog

Meet Benoit Courreges, aka Bruno, a policeman in a small village in the South of France. He's a former soldier who has embraced the pleasures and slow rhythms of country life. He has a gun but never wears it; he has the power to arrest but never uses it. But then the murder of an elderly North African who fought in the French army changes all that. …More

Or the Bull Kills You Or the Bull Kills You
By Webster, Jason
2011-09 - Minotaur Books
9780312581831 Check our catalog


""Either you kill the bull, or the bull kills you." Chief Inspector Max Camara thinks in proverbs, and he hates one thing above all: bullfighting. One hot afternoon in Valencia, however, he has to stand in for his boss, judging a festival corrida starring Spain's most famous young matador... …More