Quietly in Their Sleep

Quietly in Their Sleep

Book - 2007
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Commissario Guido Brunetti is kicking his heels, pondering the recent lack of crime in Venice, when a beautiful young woman appears at his office door. Now calling herself Maria Testa, his visitor is more familiar to Brunetti as Suor' Immacolata, the nun who once cared for his mother at the Casa di Cura in Dolo. But Maria has recently left her convent after the unexpected deaths of five patients. Brunetti offers to make some inquiries but finds no obvious cause for concern. Is Maria simply creating fears to justify abandoning her vocation? Or has she stumbled onto a deeply rooted, far more sinister scenario--and put her own life in grave danger?
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2007
ISBN: 9780143112204
0143112201
9780143115939
Characteristics: 310 p. ; 18 cm

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maipenrai
Dec 09, 2016

(The sixth book in the Guido Brunetti series)

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DorisWaggoner
Mar 02, 2016

A young woman visits Brunetti's office after having left the convent where she'd taken wonderful care of his mother. She's suspicious of the deaths of 5 patients, and wants him to investigate. All seem ordinary at first, until he looks into who might benefit by them. He's told to lay off. Then something happens to the young woman, and the police finally take her concern seriously. Brunetti's usual concern for the downtrodden, his wonderful family life, and the flavor of Venice, along with corruption in places which should be sacred.

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