The first of three novels featuring Inspector Haritos, The Late-night News exposes the corruption that has pervaded both private and public life in Greece since the fall of the military dictatorship and the advent of a democratic government, and the explosive growth of private
Wallander summer is ruined when a girl commits suicide before his eyes, and a former minister of justice is butchered in the first of a series of apparently motiveless murders.
It is Midsummer's Eve. Three young friends meet in a wood to act out an elaborate masque. But, unknown to them, they are being watched. Each is killed by a single bullet.
Brady, Annabel, Maria, Adrian. Four bright, sexy, nice-looking 20-somethings leading the high life at other people's expense. They have an interesting sideline too: abducting and terrifying young women and calling it "art."
The Distant Echo - an intricate, thought-provoking tale of murder and revenge.
A Victorian detective thriller set in 1840s London and continues a series featuring the characters of George Williamson, Noah Dyson and Inspector Albert Newsome.
Written in a lyrical yet spare style, Black Dirt explores the guilty silences that bind family members together - and sometimes keep them apart. It is the tale of a father and his family told, like the layering of the earth, in different tones and textures.
Full of marvelous plot twists, "Acqua Alta" is a chilling addition to Donna Leon's addictive series.