Download PDF by Donna Leon: About Face (Commissario Brunetti, Book 18)

By Donna Leon

ISBN-10: 1409061833

ISBN-13: 9781409061830

At a cocktail party given by means of his parents-in-law, Commissario Brunetti meets Franca Marinello, the spouse of a wealthy Venetian businessman. He's charmed - possibly too charmed, indicates his spouse Paola - via her love of Virgil and Cicero, yet stunned by way of her visual appeal.

A few days later, Brunetti is visited by way of Carabinieri Maggior Filippo Guarino from the within sight urban of Marghera. As a part of a much broader research into Mafia takeovers of companies within the zone, Guarino desires information regarding the landlord of a trucking corporation who was once discovered murdered in his place of work. He believes the man's loss of life is attached to the unlawful transportation of refuse - and extra sinister fabric - in his company's vehicles. No stranger to mutual suspicion and festival among rival Italian police departments, Brunetti is however questioned via the more youthful man's behaviour.

Eventually Guarino has the same opinion to e-mail a photograph of his suspect, yet by the point the photo arrives, he himself is useless. was once he killed simply because he acquired too shut? and the way is it that Franca Marinello is concerned?

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Oh, yes, I should have known. That's the cliché", Gillian thought. But she thought it weakly. Looking at that door, she didn't have room left inside for cute remarks. She swallowed, blinking to clear her eyes. "But here you are. A mistake, but one we have to deal with. " He tilted his head slightly. " Gillian blinked. Then she took a few steps away from him and stared across the supernaturally green grass. She tried to think about her life. If you'd asked me this morning if I wanted to stay alive, there would have been no question.

You don't have to," the voice said gently. " Gillian saw headlights. " Gillian stumbled out and waved like a mechanical doll. The headlights were coming, blinding her. Then she realized that they were slowing. "We did it," she gasped, dimly aware that she was speaking out loud. " "Of course they're stopping. You did a great job. " There was no mistaking the note of finality. The car was stopped now. The driver's side door was opening. Gillian could see a dark figure beyond the glare of the headlights.

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