A Question of Belief (Commissario Brunetti, Book 19) by Donna Leon

By Donna Leon

As Venice stories a debilitating heatwave, Commissario Brunetti escapes the town to spend time along with his family members. For Ispettore Vianello, although, the elements is the very last thing on his brain. it seems that his aunt has turn into keen about horoscopes and has been taking flight quite a lot of cash from the relations company. no longer figuring out what to do, he consults Brunetti and asks permission to path her.

Meanwhile, Brunetti gets a trip from a chum who works on the Commune. apparently discrepancies were happening on the Courthouse concerning a pass judgement on and an usher with a perfect tune list. Intrigued, Brunetti asks Signorina Elettra to determine what she will be able to whereas he's away.

When information reaches Brunetti that the usher from the Courthouse has been viciously murdered, he returns to enquire. yet why might an individual need a solid guy useless, and what may well his dying need to do with the Courthouse discrepancies?

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It all turned out all right,” the man said, mostly to himself. ” Winter and Ringmar waited. The air in the room flowed back and forth, past a man dressed in the same shorts and tennis shirt he’d worn the night before. His chin had a thin shading of stubble and his eyes were craters sunken into his skull. “We appreciate you coming by right after the accident,” Winter said. ” The witness shrugged his shoulders. “There are so many people who do nothing,” he said. “Going around beating people up. ” THE SHADOW WOMAN 19 Winter and Ringmar waited for him to continue.

Winter held up the image of the dead woman’s face. “Let me see,” Ringmar said, and reached for the photo. He studied the portrait and handed it back. “Doesn’t really sit well. But I guess we’ll have to if nothing happens soon. Freshly deceased and a reasonably good picture. ” Ringmar stood up and stretched his back, then raised his arms above his head and groaned. “It’s evening for me,” he said. “Pull yourself together,” Winter said. “And then there’s the press conference,” Ringmar said, and sat back down again with one leg crossed over the other.

Who ordered that? ” 42 Å KE EDWA RDSON “No. They tried to get hold of you when you were on your way in from Östra. ” Henrik Wellman was district chief of CID. He was the one homicide inspectors had to turn to for money for any trips they had to make. Or new cars. Above Wellman there was District Police Commissioner Judith Söderberg. After that, God. ” Winter asked with a smile. “You have to understand him,” Ringmar said. “Young woman mur­ dered, unidentified. Parliament isn’t back in session yet.

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