The Gondola Scam by Jonathan Gash
© 2002-2017
Mystery Series
Set in Italy


Donna Leon
Andrea Camilleri
Michael Dibdin
Timothy Williams
Magdalen Nabb
Grace Brophy
Massimo Carlotto
Gianrico Carofiglio
Carlo Lucarelli
Timothy Holme
Iain Pears
Edward Sklepowich
Marshall Browne
David Hewson
Simon Buck
Aaron Elkins

Set in Venice
Out of Print

Jonathan Gash

The Lovejoy Mystery Series

The Gondola Scam

JACKET NOTES:  Can one person--even Lovejoy, the quintessential rogue--steal all the antiques in Venice?
Lovejoy, connoisseur of antiques, rhapsodizer of women, and all-around scamp, is hired by a millionaire collector to “rescue” every art treasure in Venice before the fabled city sinks into the sea. Lovejoy’s winning ways, flexible ethics, and resourceful chicanery are put to a vigorous test by the murderous men and dangerous women who cross his gondola’s path. In this fast-paced and outrageous caper, Lovejoy’s quest for the exquisite leads to an unexpected and terrifying climax.
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