Tag Archives: Donna Leon


From the bestselling novelist, a beautifully illustrated collection of original pieces on Venice’s famed gondolas, with an accompanying CD of barcarole songs.

The Girl of His Dreams

“The Girl of His Dreams helps me understand why Leon has such a fervent following . . . a showcase of nuanced characterization, acute…

Friends in High Places

“Leon tells the story as if she loves Venice as much as her detective does, warts and all. The plot and subplots unfold elegantly;…

Fatal Remedies

“Fatal Remedies . . . has a neatly devious plot, and, like its predecessors, sharply evokes the sights, sounds and smells of Venice.” —Evening…

Falling in Love

“The ever-incredible Leon’s twenty-fourth stunning entry in her stellar mysteries . . . brings the series full circle.” —Library Journal (starred review)

Earthly Remains

In the latest novel in the New York Times bestselling series, Brunetti’s retreat to a quiet island in the laguna is interrupted by a…

Dressed for Death

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

Doctored Evidence

“It is [his] peculiar insistence on turning every case into a morality tale that gives Leon’s fiction its subtlety and substance and makes us…