“Smuggling, sexual betrayal, high-class fakery and, of course, mafia money make for a rich brew.”
Sunday Times (London)
A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery
978-0-8021-2028-1 • $16.00 • Paperback • Mar. 2013
As Venice braces for a winter tempest, Commissario Guido Brunetti, Donna Leon's intrepid Italian sleuth, finds out that an old friend has been savagely beaten at the palazzo home of reigning diva Flavia Petrelli. Then, as the flood waters rise, a corpse is discoveredand Brunetti must wade through the chaotic city to solve his deadliest case yet. Sinister and exotic, Acqua Alta is another chilling addition to Donna Leon's best-selling series.