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Fatal Remedies (original 1999; edition 2000)

by Donna Leon

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Title:Fatal Remedies
Authors:Donna Leon
Info:Arrow Books Ltd (2000), Paperback, 320 pages plus ebook on iPad via wgs
Collections:ebooks, plw, Borrowed, Read & released (inactive)
Rating:***1/2
Tags:club, crime, fiction, R07, italy, venice, brunetti, &ebook, wgs

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Fatal Remedies by Donna Leon (1999)

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Fatal Remedies by Donna Leon (Comissario Brunetti #08) One of the things I love the most about these books is the relationship Brunetti has with his wife, Paola and in this book that relationship is put to the test from page 5.
 
There has been an act of vandalism against a travel agency and Brunetti is called in the middle of the night to go to the Questura and take care of things. Especially because the person responsible for the vandalism is his wife. How to act when their careers and personal lives intersect in such a violent way? And, what to do when you also throw in there a murder?
 
Four stars!
 
[I'm counting this for my Cruisin' Thru The Cozies 2014 Reading Challenge and as the letter "F" in the 2014 Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge] ( )
  Danyspike | Jan 13, 2017 |
Another must read by a favorite author . ( )
  nanaval | Apr 5, 2015 |
Paola Brunetti, frustrated by the lack of any legal recourse, decides to take matters into her own hands to protest a local travel agency's tours to third world countries for the purpose of connecting tourists with child prostitutes. She throws a rock through a travel agency's windows, setting discord in motion between her and Guido. Shortly thereafter, the owner of the agency is murdered, causing Paola to assume that her actions precipitated the murder. ( )
  sleahey | Mar 3, 2015 |
This entry in the series left me very ho-hum. I already can't remember what it was about...and I just read it two weeks ago. ( )
  TadAD | Jun 15, 2014 |
A Commissario Guido Brunetti murder mystery pub. in 1999. Brunetti's wife throws rock through the window of a travel agency which arranges sex tours for men to the Far East (Thailand). License holder of the agency is murdered: all to do with selling out-of-date etc. meds to third world countries. ( )
  reader68 | Mar 19, 2014 |
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Björklund, Ing-BrittTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Desmond, William OlivierTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Donna Leon's multitude of fans around the world has grown with each new Commissario Brunetti novel, and now mystery lovers in the United States can enjoy another compelling episode. In Fatal Remedies, Brunetti's career is under threat when his professional and personal lives unexpectedly intersect. In the chill of the Venetian dawn, a sudden act of vandalism shatters the quiet of the deserted city, and Brunetti is shocked to find that the culprit waiting to be apprehended at the scene is a member of his own family. Meanwhile, he is also under pressure from his superiors to solve a daring robbery with connections to a suspicious accidental death. Could the two crimes be connected? And will Brunetti be able to prove his family's innocence before it's too late?

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For Commissario Guido Brunetti it begins with an early morning phone call. A sudden act of vandalism has just been committed in the chill Venetian dawn. But Brunetti soon discovers that the perpetrator is no petty criminal, for the culprit at the scene is none other than Paola Brunetti, his wife.… (more)

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