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Jul 01, 2003
| ISBN 9781569472972
Jul 01, 2003
| ISBN 9781569478349
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Jul 01, 2003 | ISBN 9781569472972
Jul 01, 2003 | ISBN 9781569478349
A young Swiss art student has been reported missing, and Marshal Guarnaccia must travel to the small town where she was studying to find out the truth about her disappearance. When her body is found, it appears that she was the victim of a sex-related crime. But Guarnaccia—who comes from a small town himself—suspects that a local feud with roots in the horrors and betrayals of World War II may play an important part in the solution to the crime.
A young Swiss art student who commutes to a small town near Florence is reported missing. Then her body is found. Was it a sex crime? Guarnaccia suspects a local feud with its roots in World War II.
Magdalen Nabb was born in Lancashire and trained as a potter. In 1975, she left her old life behind and moved with her son to Florence, where she knew no one and even though she didn’t speak any Italian, but… More about Magdalen Nabb
Praise for Magdalen Nabb“The exquisite sensibility of Magdalen Nabb’s police procedurals has all to do with the feeling of displacement that haunts her sensitively observed characters.”—The New York Times Book Review “Every word should be savored.”—Washington Post Book World “The best mystery news in ages is that Soho is restoring to the canon Magdalen Nabb and her tremendous creation, Marshal Guarnaccia of the Italian Police in Florence.”—Chicago Tribune “Nabb continues to extend conventions of the police procedural to suit her own intriguing vision and purpose.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
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