DOCTORED EVIDENCE.

Leon, Donna.

ISBN 10: 0871139189 / ISBN 13: 9780871139184
Published by New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2004.) dj
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First US printing. One of her highly praised, and prize-winning, series of mysteries featuring Guido Brunetti, commissario of the Venice police. SIGNED on the title page. 245 pp. Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). Bookseller Inventory # 52171

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Title: DOCTORED EVIDENCE.

Publisher: New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2004.) dj

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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When a Romanian housekeeper, the prime suspect in the brutal murder of her miserly spinster employer, found dead in her Venice apartment, dies while fleeing arrest, the police close the books on the crime, until a witness provides new information to Commissario Guido Brunetti, who goes behind the backs of his superiors to investigate. 50,000 first printing.

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When a wealthy Venetian woman is found brutally murdered, the prime suspect is her Romanian maid, who has fled the city. As she attempts to leave the country, carrying a considerable sum of money and forged papers, the maid runs into the path of an oncoming train and is killed. Case closed.

But when the old woman's neighbour returns from abroad, it transpires that the maid could not have been the killer. Commissario Brunetti decides - unofficially - to take on the case himself.

As Brunetti investigates, it becomes clear that the motive for the murder was unlikely to have been greed, rather that it had its roots in the temptations of lust. But perhaps Brunetti is thinking of the wrong deadly sin altogether . . .

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