Tag Archives: Donna Leon

Transient Desires

In the landmark thirtieth installment of the bestselling series the New Yorker has called “an unusually potent cocktail of atmosphere and event,” Guido Brunetti…

Trace Elements

A woman’s cryptic dying words in a Venetian hospice lead Guido Brunetti to uncover a threat to the entire region in Donna Leon’s haunting…

Unto Us a Son Is Given

For the 28th novel in Donna Leon’s bestselling mystery series, the apparent indiscretion of an elderly family friend involves a reluctant Commissario Guido Brunetti…

The Temptation of Forgiveness

In the twenty-seventh novel in Donna Leon’s bestselling mystery series, a suspicious accident leads Commissario Guido Brunetti to uncover a longstanding scam with disturbing…

Enemies and Neighbors

“Comprehensive and compelling . . . A nuanced, landmark study that has deservedly won plaudits from both Palestinian and Israeli historians.” —Sunday Times (UK)

Willful Behavior

“Few detective writers create so vivid, inclusive, and convincing a narrative as Donna Leon . . . One of the most exquisite and subtle…

The Waters of Eternal Youth

In the twenty-fifth novel in Donna Leon’s celebrated and bestselling series, Venetian Commissario Guido Brunetti finds himself caught up in a tragedy that befell…

Uniform Justice

“Leon is probably the best mystery writer you’ve never heard of. . . . She uses the relatively small and crime-free canvas of Venice…

Through a Glass, Darkly

“Leon’s gentle pace allows conversation and atmosphere to develop so full and founded that you can taste the coffee and smell the flowers… You’ll want…