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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 Assisi
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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...
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