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Death in Autumn The Body Of A Woman, Clad In Nothing But A Fur Coat And Jewelry, Is Found Floating In The Arno At Dawn Marshal Guarnaccia Of The Florentine Carabinieri Identifies Her As A Foreigner Who Lived For Years As A Recluse In One Of Florence S Most Respectable Hotels But How And Why Did She Die Following A Complex Trail Of Blackmail, Jewel Theft, And Drug Dealing, Marshal Guarnaccia Finally Tracks Down The Shocking Truths About A Cold Blooded Murderer And His All Too Trusting Victim


About the Author: Magdalen Nabb

MAGDALEN NABB was born in Lancashire in 1947 and trained as a potter In 1975 she abandoned pottery, sold her home and her car, and came to Florence with her son, knowing nobody and speaking no Italian She has lived there ever since, and pursues a dual career as crime writer and children s author.She has written fourteen crime novels featuring Marshal Guarnaccia of the carabinieri, all set in Florence, which she describes as a very secret city Walk down any residential street and you have no idea what is going on behind those blank walls It s a problem the Marshal comes up against all the time Magdalen Nabb also writes the immensely successful Josie Smith books, set in her native Lancashire, which form the basis of the Granada children s TV series, Josie Smith, scripted by the author Her first book, Josie Smith, was runner up for the Guardian Children s Fiction Award in 1989, and in l99l, Josie Smith and Eileen was winner of the prestigious Smarties Book Prize for the 6 8 age group Series Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery Josie Smith



10 thoughts on “Death in Autumn

  1. says:

    The Marshal Guarnaccia detective series is so enjoyable I have spent the past few weeks slogging through the first three books of an historical mystery series and have taken a vow not to ever read books I don t care for People have different guidelines for deciding whether to finish a book I m inclined toward the 30 page rule If I can t get into a book, if


  2. says:

    First the drawbacks, mostly minor but nonetheless irritating Given that the author, Magdalen Nabb, has authored ten other detective mysteries and that Soho Press well established New York crime fiction house published it, you wouldn t expect missing commas and other such annoyances shift of speaker without a clear indication of which character was now speaking I wa


  3. says:

    Wachtmeister und Hauptmann sind seltsam unpers nliche Figuren absichtlich offenbar Die Handlung scheint mir doch recht an den Haaren herbeigezogen Und der Stil etwas holperig aber das kann nat rlich an schlampiger bersetzung liegen Daf r spricht der total inkompetente Klappentext Die Tote trug z.B eben gerade die Kette nicht, sondern Ringe, Armband und Ohrringe Und die Inha


  4. says:

    I have enjoyed others of Nabb sthan this.


  5. says:

    Found this in my house during quarantine Entertaining mystery, easy read, gave it away after I finished it.


  6. says:

    This one never really got off the ground for mea pleasant read, but very light.


  7. says:

    I had a little trouble keeping characters straight and was unhappy with the darkness of the story.


  8. says:

    First Sentence Dawn still hadn t broken and the river water lapping the sides of the black rubber dinghy was of the same darkness as the sky except for a path of moving light coming from a lamp attached to the dinghy s side.The body of a middle aged, woman, wearing only jewelry and a fur coat, is found floating in the river Marshal Salvatore Guarnaccia of the Carabinieri and Captain Maestrangelo must work together to


  9. says:

    This was very intriguing Two students come into the Carabineri s office very late at night because they have seen a body floating in the Arno which is low of water.The body is that of an older woman living at the local hotel She is dressed only in a fur coatand as it turns out died by asphyxiation, not suicide.Not so far away the remains of a young man has been found in the local park, head skeletonized, body dessicated Althou


  10. says:

    This is the fourth Magdalen Nabb book in the series featuring Marshal Guarnaccia Just as fun to read as the first three They found the body in the river just as dawn was breaking over FlorenceThe dead woman was wearing a lot of rings, a large bracelet, elegant earrings and underneath her expensive fur coat she was absolutely naked At first, it seemed like a bizarre suicide But why didn t anyone come to claim the body or report a missin


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