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Set in Assisi
(Umbria
)
 ©1985
 Out of Print

Timothy Holme

The Achille Peroni Mystery Series

The Assisi Murders

Jacket Notes: Bullied by his redoubtable sister into accompanying her on a ‘pilgrimage’ to Assisi, Commissario Achille Peroni, ‘the Rudolf Valentino of the Italian police', finds himself lusting after a fellow pilgrim, the beautiful and mysterious Signora Elisa Guidi. But before he can make his advances, the lady is behind bars on a charge of shooting her lover.
Peroni leaps to the defence. His independent investigation leads him back to a complex thirteenth-century mystery and to the letters of a remarkable woman, a confidante of St. Francis himself. Perplexing antique evidence which casts new light on the crime of passion before Peroni...
(© Futura Publications)