Guido Brunetti
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  • 1
    Death at La Fenice | Donna Leon

    Death at La Fenice

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    • By Donna Leon
    • Narrated By Richard Morant
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    The twisted maze of Venice's canals has always been shrouded in mystery. Even the celebrated opera house, La Fenice, has seen its share of death. But nothing so horrific and violent as that of world-famous conductor, Maestro Helmut Wellauer - poisoned during a performance of La Traviata.

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    Dressed for Death | Donna Leon

    Dressed for Death

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    • By Donna Leon
    • Narrated By David Colacci
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    Commissario Guido Brunetti's hopes for a refreshing family holiday in the mountains are once again dashed when a gruesome discovery is made in Marghera--a body so badly beaten the face is completely unrecognizable. Brunetti searches Venice for someone who can identify the corpse but is met with a wall of silence. He then receives a telephone call from a contact who promises some tantalizing information.

    marvelous duo

    Author Donna Leon and narrator David Colacci area a marvelous duo. Leon's books are literary mysteries. They aren't blood and guts and violence (wel..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 29 2010 by Tom (Asheville, NC)
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    Death and Judgment: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery | Donna Leon

    Death and Judgment: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

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    • By Donna Leon
    • Narrated By David Colacci
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    A truck crashes and spills its dangerous cargo on a treacherous road in the Italian Dolomite mountains. Meanwhile, in Santa Lucia, a prominent international lawyer is found dead aboard an intercity train. Suspecting a connection between the two tragedies, Commissario Guido Brunetti digs deep for an answer, stumbling upon a seedy Venetian bar that holds the key to a crime network that reaches far beyond the laguna.

    Escape to Northern Italy if you dare...

    Love the narration of this book, you can see the streets of Venice and Padua as the story is read. The book itself was well done, I was immersed in th..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 29 2010 by Anne (Fremont, CA, USA)
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    Fatal Remedies: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery | Donna Leon

    Fatal Remedies: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

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    • By Donna Leon
    • Narrated By David Colacci
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    Commissario Guido 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?

    Great series

    This is not one of my absolute favorites in the series but Leon is always good .
    Colacci makes Guido come Alice. I love his reading and even if th..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 30 2012 by Stephanie (Long Beach, CA, United States)
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    Friends in High Places: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery, Book 9 | Donna Leon

    Friends in High Places: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery, Book 9

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    • By Donna Leon
    • Narrated By David Colacci
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    In Friends in High Places, Commissario Guido Brunetti is visited by a young bureaucrat investigating the lack of approval for the construction of Brunetti's apartment years before. What began as a red-tape headache ends in murder when the bureaucrat is later found dead after a mysterious fall from a scaffold. Brunetti starts an investigation that will take him into the unfamiliar and dangerous areas of drug abuse and loan-sharking, and will reveal, once again, what a difference it makes in Venice to have friends in high places.

    One of her best...

    Have always liked her stories of Comissario Brunetti and descriptions of one of my favorite cities, Venice. I think Donna Leon is perfecting her craf..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 20 2013 by Diana Burton (Granbury, Texas USA)
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    A Sea of Troubles | Donna Leon

    A Sea of Troubles

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    • By Donna Leon
    • Narrated By David Colacci
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    The murder of two clam fishermen off the island of Pellestrina, south of the Lido on the Venetian lagoon, draws Commissario Brunetti into the island's close-knit community, bound together by a code of loyalty and a suspicion of outsiders worthy of the Mafia. When the Vice-Questore's secretary Signorina Elettra volunteers to visit the island, where she has relatives, Brunetti finds himself torn between his duty to solve the murders, concerns for Elettra's safety, and his not entirely straightforward feelings for her....

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    A Sea of Troubles: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery | Donna Leon

    A Sea of Troubles: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Donna Leon
    • Narrated By David Colacci
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    On a beautiful spring morning on the island of Pellestrina, south of the Lido on the Venetian lagoon, a small fishing boat moored at the docks suddenly explodes. When it becomes clear that the fire was deliberately set and the boat’s owners brutally murdered, Commissario Brunetti tries to dig up information from Pellestrina’s close-knit - and closemouthed - citizenry. But it is with mixed feelings that he accepts Signorina Elettra’s offer to visit her relatives there and search for clues.

    Classic Mystery

    Donna Leon never disappoints, Guido Brunetti and his team are back for another case of murder. It is a well constructed murder mystery and this time ..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 29 2011 by Jocelyn (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)
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  • 21
    Beastly Things: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery, Book 21 | Donna Leon

    Beastly Things: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery, Book 21

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    • By Donna Leon
    • Narrated By David Colacci
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    When the body of man is found in a canal, damaged by the tides, carrying no wallet, and wearing only one shoe, Brunetti has little to work with. No local has filed a missing-person report, and no hotel guests have disappeared. Where was the crime scene? And how can Brunetti identify the man when he can’t show pictures of his face? The autopsy shows a way forward: It turns out the man was suffering from a rare, disfiguring disease.

    Worth the credit

    I have been fan of Leon for years and this book didn't disappoint! It is a solid Brunetti book. If you haven't read any of Leon's books I suggest you ..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 21 2012 by Julia (Manchester, CT, United States)
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    Beastly Things: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery, Book 21 | Donna Leon

    Beastly Things: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery, Book 21

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Donna Leon
    • Narrated By David Colacci
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    When a body is found floating in a canal, disfigured and with multiple stab wounds, Commissario Brunetti is called to investigate and is convinced he recognises the man from somewhere. However, with no identification except for the distinctive shoes the man was wearing, and no reports of people missing from the Venice area, the case cannot progress. Brunetti soon realises why he remembers the dead man, and asks Signorina Elettra if she can help him find footage of a farmers' protest the previous autumn.

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    The Golden Egg: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery, Book 22 | Donna Leon

    The Golden Egg: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery, Book 22

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    • By Donna Leon
    • Narrated By David Rintoul
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    In The Golden Egg, as the first leaves of autumn begin to fall, Vice Questore Patta asks Brunetti to look into a minor violation committed by the mayor’s future daughter-in-law. Brunetti has no interest in helping his boss amass political favors, but he has little choice but to comply. Then Brunetti’s wife, Paola, comes to him with a request of her own. The mentally handicapped man who worked at their dry cleaners has just died of a sleeping pill overdose, and Paola loathes the idea that he lived and died without anyone noticing him, or helping him.

    A British Brunetti

    I didn't fully appreciate how much I have come to equate David Collaci with Brunetti until listening to the new narrator for this addition to the seri..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 05 2013 by PhilR (Greeley, CO)
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    The Golden Egg | Donna Leon

    The Golden Egg

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    • By Donna Leon
    • Narrated By David Rintoul
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    Twenty-one years ago, when a conductor was poisoned and the Questura sent a man to investigate, readers first met Commissario Guido Brunetti. Since 1992’s Death at La Fenice, Donna Leon and her shrewd, sophisticated, and compassionate investigator have been delighting readers around the world. For her millions of fans, Leon’s novels have opened a window into the private Venice of her citizens, a world of incomparable beauty, family intimacy, shocking crime, and insidious corruption.

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    By Its Cover: Commissario Brunetti, Book 23 | Donna Leon

    By Its Cover: Commissario Brunetti, Book 23

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    • By Donna Leon
    • Narrated By David Rintoul
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    By Its Cover is the much anticipated twenty-third instalment in Donna Leon's bestselling crime series, where Commissario Brunetti is better than ever as he addresses questions of worth and value alongside his ever-faithful team of Ispettore Vianello and Signorina Elettra. When several valuable antiquarian books go missing from a prestigious library in the heart of Venice, Commissario Brunetti is immediately called to the scene.

    Beautifully Crafted Work

    Unfortunately I have not read the print version. This will very soon be rectified when my post arrives.

    Reviewed on April 26 2014 by Steffan (United States)
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    By Its Cover: Commissario Guido Brunetti, Book 23 | Donna Leon

    By Its Cover: Commissario Guido Brunetti, Book 23

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Donna Leon
    • Narrated By David Colacci
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    One afternoon, Commissario Guido Brunetti gets a frantic call from the director of a prestigious Venetian library. Someone has stolen pages out of several rare books. After a round of questioning, the case seems clear: The culprit must be the man who requested the volumes, an American professor from a Kansas university. The only problem-- the man fled the library earlier that day, and after checking his credentials, the American professor doesn't exist.

    Colacci is BACK!!!

    How delighted I was to hear David Colacci narrating this series again. His performance is perfect, as always. But the story is too brief by far, and i..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 07 2014 by alexis (Richmond, CA, United States)