By Donna Leon
While a prosperous Venetian girl is located brutally murdered, the top suspect is her Romanian maid, who has fled the town. As she makes an attempt to depart the rustic, sporting a substantial amount of money and cast papers, the maid runs into the trail of an oncoming educate and is killed. Case closed.
But whilst the outdated woman's neighbour returns from overseas, it turns into transparent that the maid couldn't were the killer. Commissario Brunetti comes to a decision -- unofficially -- to take the case on himself.
As Brunetti investigates, it turns into transparent that the purpose for the homicide was once not going to were greed, fairly that it had its roots within the temptations of lust. yet possibly Brunetti is taking into consideration the incorrect lethal sin altogether...
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You practically raised your sister,” Gail pointed out. ” Casey glanced back at the still-life painting over her shoulder and took a deep breath, as if trying to inhale the scent of the blush-pink peonies. ” Janine asked, although the tone of her voice indicated she already knew the answer. “Haven’t heard from her in weeks. ” “She’ll call,” Gail said. This time no soft giggle accompanied her words. Janine signaled the waiter for the bill by wiggling her fingers in the air, as if she was already signing the check.
There wasn’t much to say. ” “And yet she had two,” Warren observed. “Only because Mr. Lerner wanted a boy. She didn’t have much to do with them once she popped them out. ” “Because Mrs. Lerner was convinced her husband was sleeping with them. Which he probably was. ” “It’s a wonder Casey turned out so well,” Gail said, and then started to cry. ” “Don’t be. ” Gail asked, continuing before Warren could respond. “I married Mike right out of high school, if you can believe it. I was eighteen. Eighteen, for God’s sake.
Casey isn’t going to die,” Warren insisted. He’s right. The doctors have misdiagnosed my condition. This whole thing is a big mistake. ” This time it was Gail who asked the question. ” “They haven’t. ” “Of course it is. ” “Oh,” said Gail. ” My sister’s been here? “Are you kidding? She hasn’t been here since right after the accident. ” “Sounds like Drew,” Gail said. “She called last night for an update,” Warren continued. “When I told her there’d been no change, she demanded to know how long I was going to let Casey suffer this way.