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Death in a Serene City (epub PDF) by Edward Sklepowich

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Asherwoman thrust Urbino into the heart of a strange and sinister mystery leading the inuisitive author down a twisting perilous trail that winds toward almost certain doom among the disinterred dead on the Isle of Bon. The book was slow and there wasn t much in the way of mystery None of the clues were pointing to the eventual murderer but the wr

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Death in a Serene City

Venice called to Urbino Macintyre intoxicating him with a blend of majesty history and decay Strolling past her magnificent palazzos and picturesue canals the expatriate American writer knew he could love none other an. This is the first book in a series by Edward Sklepowich featuring a writersleuth by the name of Urbino Macintyre I did like this

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D vowed to remain alwaysBut now the elegant tranuility of his chosen city has been shattered by mayhem and murder The bizarre theft of the corpse of a thousand year old virgin saint and the brutal slaying of a devout w. Set in Venice in the late 1990s expat Urbino Macintyre delves into the deaths of a washerwoman and her son the the theft of the b


10 thoughts on “Death in a Serene City

  1. says:

    This is the first book in a series by Edward Sklepowich featuring a writersleuth by the name of Urbino Macintyre I did like this book but not sure to what depth This was one of those books where I was always stopping to Goo

  2. says:

    Mr Sklepowich is a solid writer who leaves no loose ends and who writes in the style of the classic mystery writers His books are not police procedurals but are the classic three act mysteries with the murder happening at the end of Act I after we've met all the potential suspects Lengthy ruminations on facts uncovered fill Act II And the killer is revealed at the end of Act III followed by an Epilogue that wraps up all

  3. says:

    Mystery in VeniceThis is an intelligent and entertaining mystery The author's descriptions of Venice the engaging

  4. says:

    Set in Venice in the late 1990s expat Urbino Macintyre delves into the deaths of a washerwoman and her son the the theft of the bones of a bel

  5. says:

    It was a little slow and the characters underdeveloped If I am going to read a mystery set in Venice I’ll cho

  6. says:

    Death in a Serene City is the first book of the Urbino Macintyre mystery series by Edward Sklepowich The story is set in Venice Italy during the weeks prior to carnevale in 1987 A wide variety of characters are introduced a washerwoman a hunchback a priest a countess writers and artists None are fleshed out in personality but each eventually contributes at least a little bit to the solutionAllow plenty of ti

  7. says:

    A fairly middle of the road kind of mystery What makes it interesting is the settings the characters and what the major character reads impacts the storyline It made me look up books that I didn't know and featured my all time favorite historical romantic book Consuelo by George Sand Consuelo translated in English My favorite book

  8. says:

    Nice setting in Venice but in the last 30 pages the mystery suddenly resolves but without really building the foundation for the resolution There were a lot of sudden jumps to the conclusionThe murder of an elderly washerwoman occurs in the small church of San Gabriele where at the same time someone has stolen the corpse of Santa Te

  9. says:

    The book was slow and there wasn't much in the way of mystery None of the clues were pointing to the eventual murderer but the writing was just ramblings of the hero's impressions of Venice I like reading about Venice so

  10. says:

    A good sense of place but for me I found the author a rather dispassionate story teller I did not get a sense of participating in the story It was like seeing it transpire while watching over somebody's shoulder

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