Carte Blanche by Carlo Lucarelli
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Contemporary
Mystery Series
Set in Italy

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Set in Bologna
(Emilia Romagna)
THEME
©1990
April 10 2007
Release Date

Carlo Lucarelli

The Commissario De Luca Mystery Series

The Damned Season

(Translated from the Italian by Michael Reynolds)

Book Description: It is 1946. De Luca suffers from insomnia and has lost his appetite. He’s got problems with women and a case that he can’t crack. In this second installment of the heralded De Luca Trilogy, the Commissario is posing as a certain Gianni Morandi to avoid reprisals for the role he played during the fascist dictatorship. Exposed by a member of the partisan police, De Luca is forced to investigate a series of brutal murders, becoming a reluctant player in Italy’s post-war power struggle.
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