Tag Archives: Donna Leon

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

From a longtime Guardian correspondent and editor, an expansive, authoritative, and balanced account of over a century of violent confrontation, war, and occupation in…

Willful Behavior

“[Brunetti’s] humane police work is disarming, and his ambles through the city are a delight.” —Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review

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…

Suffer the Little Children

“Donna Leon is the undisputed crime fiction queen . . . [Her] ability to capture the city’s social scene and internal politics is first-rate,…

A Sea of Troubles

“Brunetti’s humane police work is disarming, and his ambles through the city are a delight.” —The New York Times Book Review

Quietly in Their Sleep

“[Leon] offers a fresh, exhilarating take on that ambiguous city, with its labyrinthine alleyways and politics, its glamour, its grottiness. . . . An…