By Donna Leon
In Death and Judgment, a truck crashes and spills its harmful shipment on a treacherous street within the Italian Dolomite mountains. in the meantime, in Santa Lucia, a favorite overseas attorney is located useless aboard an intercity teach. Suspecting a connection among the 2 tragedies, Brunetti digs deep for a solution, stumbling upon a seedy Venetian bar that holds the foremost to against the law community that reaches a ways past the laguna. however it will take one other violent demise in Venice prior to Brunetti and his colleagues start to comprehend what's quite happening.
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I was tempted to tell her that three hundred thou in Agnes Ferman’s garage refrigerator was there to prove her wrong, but I didn’t. Instead, I glanced over at Andrew George who happened to reappear just then. com BREACH OF DUTY clothesline to keep from being lost was capable of handling even the smallest amounts of money. Grace Tipton must have read my mind. “Mildred got a lawyer to draw up something. I forget what it’s called. Means she can handle Mr. ” Sue suggested. Grace brightened. “That’s right.
Don’t bother,” Sue said. She made it sound casual enough, but we both knew it wasn’t. If there was even the slightest possibility that Mildred George had something to do with her sister-in-law’s death, then it would be far better for us to show up unannounced and unexpected. That way there was a better chance of our catching her with her defenses down. Those preliminary surprise visits with possible suspects—ones with no Miranda warning anywhere within hearing distance—may not hold up in court, but that doesn’t mean they’re not useful.
She snapped. “Why should I be? I’m pissed as hell as a matter of fact. A. JANCE touch at all for over two years—not even a birthday card or a Christmas present for either one of the boys—now all of a sudden he calls up on the phone, acts as though nothing is amiss, and says he’s coming down this week to take the kids to Disneyland. Not next week, mind you, when it’s spring break and the kids could go without missing any school. No, it has to be this week or nothing. He wants to take them out of class for three whole days— Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.