What's New (italian-mysteries.com)

What's New at
italian-mysteries.com


2013 Additions
October 2013

The Silence of the Wave by Gianrico Carofiglio

By Its Cover by Donna Leon

My Venice and other Essays by Donna Leon

Gondola by Donna Leon


2012 Additions
July 2012

The Dance of the Seagull by Andrea Camilleri

The Age of Doubt by Andrea Camilleri

Carnival for the Dead by David Hewson


June 2012

The Namesake by Conor Fitzerald

The Jewels of Paradise - a stand-alone novel by Donna Leon

The Golden Egg - Brunetti #22 by Donna Leon

Steven Saylor's The Seven Wonders


January 2012

MHz Worldview: International Mystery is now shown every evening!
Check out how you can watch these great mysteries!

Death and the Olive Grove by Marco Vichi

Beastly Things by Donna Leon

Venetian Curiosities by Donna Leon


2011 Additions
October 2011

Three Great Novels set in Florence by Lucretia Grindle

The Faces of Angels
The Villa Triste
The Lost Daughter


July 2011

The Dark Valley by Valerio Varesi


May 2011

Blood Sisters by Alessandro Perissinotto

Donna Leon Brunetti DVDs are now available in the U.S.

The Fallen Angel by David Hewson


April 2011

Death in August by Marco Vichi

The Potter's Field by Andrea Camilleri

Temporary Perfections by Gianrico Carofiglio


February 2011

These Dark Things by Jan Merete Weiss


January 2011

Non-Fiction: Murder in Italy by Candace Dempsey


2010 Additions
November 2010

Donna Leon's 2011 North American Book Tour
April 4-16, 2011 

Mini-Interview with Donna Leon about
Handel's Bestiary: In Search of Animals in Handel's Operas
by Donna Leon

River of Shadows by Valerio Varesi

October 2010

A Very Private Gentleman by Martin Booth
The George Clooney movie THE AMERICAN is based on this book!

White Death by Tobias Jones

A Fatal Touch by Conor Fitzgerald


August 2010

Donna Leon gave us some information about her
Brunetti #20 novel to be published in the Spring of 2011

Drawing Conclusions(working title) by Donna Leon


July 2010

A Fine and Private Place by Christobel Kent

The Track of Sand by Andrea Camilleri


March 2010

Four new contemporary mystery series have surfaced. One hopes
that each will result in more than the first book in the series.

The Salati Case by Tobias Jones

A Time of Mourning by Christobel Kent

The Dogs of Rome by Conor Fitzgerald

Criminal Summer by Luigi Guicciardi


February 2010

We have completed a major expansion of our section on:

Crime Series on DVD


2009 Additions
November 2009

The Collabrator by Gerald Seymour set in Naples

The Brunetti Cookbook by Donna Leon's friend Roberta Pianaro

A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome by Angela K. Nickerson


August 2009

The Wings of the Sphinx by Andrea Camilleri

The Defector by Daniel Silva


July 2009

Historical Fiction - Renaissance Ferrara
Sacred Hearts by Sarah Dunant

Historical Mystery - 1800s Venice!
The Bellini Card by Jason Goodwin

True Life! - True Crime!
Murder in the Vatican by Lucien Gregoire


June 2009

Coming Soon! a Paola Brunetti Cookbook by Donna's friend Biba (Roberta Pianaro)

Recent Donna Leon NEWS!!


March 2009

DONNA LEON 2009 U.S. Book Tour Schedule
APRIL 20-29, 2009
Coral Gables, Atlanta, Washington, Philadelphia,
New York, San Francisco, St. Louis

NEW!!  Montalbano TV Movies on DVD
United States: Region 1/NTSC (video format)
DVDs, WITH English Subtitles, are now for sale
by Independent Publc TV station MHZ
Purchase Page for Fourteen Episodes


January 2009

The Veils of Venice by Edward Sklepowich


2008 Additions


December 2008

Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio by Amara Lakhous

Sicilian Tragedee by Ottavio Cappellani


November 2008

Brunetti's Venice by Toni Sepeda
(Venice Walking Tours based on Donna Leon's Guido Brunetti Mystery Novels)

Donna Leon's #18:  About Face


August 2008

Moscow Rules by Daniel Silva


June 2008

A non-Fiction account of The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston.
For background check out Part Eight of the Magdalen Nabb Interview.

May 2008

The Girl on the Via Flaminia by Alfred Hayes
Set in Rome at the end of World War II


April 2008

Steven Saylor's #12 Gordianus the Finder Mystery
The Triumph of Caesar

The 10th Montalbano by Andrea Camilleri wil be released in Feb 2009
August Heat


March 2008

Another Italian Author has a thriller coming out in the summer 2008:
Blackout by Gianluca Morozzi

We have published an exclusive interview with Edward Sklepowich
The author of the Urbino Macintyre Mysteries


January 2008

Dante's Numbers by David Hewson to be released in the UK in October 2008

CRIMINI - Italian Crime Fiction - 9 Short Stories


2007 Additions

December 2007

A Romatic Thriller by Elizabeth Adler: Meet Me in Venice

Patricia Cornwell's Book of the Dead is mostly set in the U.S.,
but there is a little bit set in Rome and a very tiny bit set in Venice.

I have read the Advance Readers Edition of the new Commissario Cenni mystery:
A Deadly Paradise by Grace Brophy to be released in May 2008
It is Excellent - - - Pre-order it Now!


I have read the new Urbino Macintyre Mystery:
Frail Barrier by Edward Sklepowich
It is Excellent

November 2007

More Thrillers:
A new art theft thiller: The Art Thief by Noah Charney

The Venetian Betrayal by Steve Berry

The Last Cato by Matilde Asensi
The Sacred Bones by Michael Byrnes
Michelangelo's Notebook by Paul Christopher


October 2007

A Vatican Thriller: God's Spy by Juan Gómez-Jurado

A new non-series thriller by Gianrico Carofiglio: The Past is a Foreign Country


September 2007

Robert Hellenga has a new novel, The Italian Lover, which revisits the characters of his two earlier novels, Sixteen Pleasures and The Fall of a Sparrow. A truly masterful piece of work.

Brimstone by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child


August 2007

Magdalen Nabb died on Saturday, August 18, 2007 in Florence, after suffering a stroke while out riding. At her funeral on Monday officers of the Carabinieri in full ceremonial dress formed a guard of honour for her coffin. She was 60 and is survived by her son, Liam. Her last Marshal Guarnaccia novel, Vita Nuova, will be published early in 2008.

The Urbino Macintyre Mystery Series
Frail Barrier by Edward Sklepowich will be published in January 2008
End Games: Michael Dibdin's final Aurelio Zen mystery
has been released in both the UK and the US.

A 1984 Art Mystery by Oliver Banks: The Caravaggio Obsession

Ron Terpening: Nine Days in October

Four Baroque Mysteries by Beverle Graves Myers
Interrupted Aria | Painted Veil | Cruel Music | The Iron Tongue of Midnight


July 2007

Kelly Jones: The Lost Madonna