Death of an Englishman by Magdalen Nabb
© 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 Florence
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Magdalen Nabb

The Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery Series

Death of an Englishman

JACKET NOTES:  Florence in December: a time for Christmas revels ...and murder.
Holiday shoppers crowd the narrow Florentine streets, pushing past the glittering gift-filled windows; patrons in a festive mood spill forth from the bars and trattorias. And in a cluttered, dirty, antique-filled apartment near the Pitti Palace lies the body of an Englishman.
A. Langley-Smythe was, on the surface, a quiet, unassuming man, but as Marshal Guarnaccia, the burly, Sicilian-born officer-in-charge, digs deeper into the case, he discovers that the Englishman led a messy life indeed--filled with unsavory friends, importunate relatives, and unseemly financial dealings. It is only on Christmas Eve that the sad truth finally, emerges...
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