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Donna Leon - Author


Donna Leon is the author of the international best-selling Commissario Guido Brunetti series. The winner of the CWA Macallan Silver Dagger for Fiction, among other awards, Leon was born in New Jersey and has lived in Venice for thirty years.

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If you like Donna Leon you might also like to read books by Barbara Nadel, David Hewson and Christobel Kent.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Donna Leon

By its Cover by Donna Leon
By its Cover
Donna Leon
Commissario Brunetti is getting older and slowing down so it seems inevitable that his cases are too. This one concerns the theft of ancient books from the Venice library and then the inevitable murder. The Venetian colour is as good...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/03/2015
By Its Cover by Donna Leon
By Its Cover
Donna Leon
Commissario Brunetti is getting older and slowing down so it seems inevitable that his cases are too. This one concerns the theft of ancient books from the Venice library and then the inevitable murder. The Venetian colour is as good...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/04/2014
A Question of Belief by Donna Leon
A Question of Belief
Donna Leon
The 19th in the Commissario Brunetti series of novels is now in paperback and Donna Leon shows no signs of running out of ideas, situations and red herrings for the charming Commissario and his legions of fans. Like Agatha Christie...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2011
Doctored Evidence by Donna Leon
Doctored Evidence
Donna Leon
It is the interweaving circumstances of these clever whodunits that really appeals to me. Add the joy of meeting an old friend, Commissario Brunetti, and you have one of those comfortable books where you know all will be revealed but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2005
Blood From A Stone by Donna Leon
Blood From A Stone
Donna Leon
If you are already a fan of Donna Leonâs fictional creation, Commissario Brunetti, then this is definitely one of his best. If however, you are looking for a new crime author then do read Blood from a Stone, which...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/03/2005

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