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Doctored Evidence By Donna Leon

Doctored Evidence
by Donna Leon

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When the body of a wealthy elderly woman is found murdered in her Venetian flat, it is clear to the police that the prime suspect is her Rumanian maid, who has disappeared. When the woman is approached by the border police as her train is leaving Italy, she makes a run for it and is killed as she crosses the tracks in front of an oncoming train.
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Doctored Evidence by Donna Leon

When the body of an wealthy elderly woman is found, brutally murdered in her Venetian flat, it is soon clear to the police that the prime suspect is her Rumanian maid, who has disappeared and is heading for Rumania. When the woman is approached by the border police as her train is leaving Italy, she makes a run for it and is killed as she crosses the tracks in front of an oncoming train. She has a considerable sum of money on her and her papers are obvious forgeries. Case closed. But when the old woman's neighbour returns from a business trip in London, it becomes clear that the maid could not have had time to kill the old woman before catching her train, and that the money on her was not stolen. Commissario Brunetti decides - unofficially - to take the case on himself. As Brunetti learns more of the old woman's family, it becomes clear that this is probably not a crime motivated by greed, rather that the probable motive connects with the temptations of lust. But perhaps Brunetti is following a false trail and thinking of the wrong deadly sin altogether-

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Doctored Evidence Reviews


"'Leon's Venice-set crime series... have depth and a wonderful sense of place... Leon's Venice has hidden menace.'" Bournemouth Daily Echo

About Donna Leon


.Donna Leon was named by The Times as one of the 50 Greatest Crime Writers. She is an award-winning crime novelist, celebrated for the bestselling Brunetti series. Donna has lived in Venice for thirty years and previously lived in Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Iran and China, where she worked as a teacher. Donna's books have been translated into 35 languages and have been published around the world. Her previous novels featuring Commissario Brunetti have all been highly acclaimed; including Friends in High Places, which won the CWA Macallan Silver Dagger for Fiction, Fatal Remedies, Doctored Evidence, A Sea of Troubles and Beastly Things.

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GOR001068252
Doctored Evidence by Donna Leon
Donna Leon
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2005-03-03
336
0099446758
9780099446750
N/A
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