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Doctored Evidence

A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery by Donna Leon

Doctored Evidence by Donna Leon

Review: Venice Commissioner of Police Guido Brunetti makes his 13th appearance in Donna Leon's Doctored Evidence.

What makes Leon's books such a treat is that the reader "solves" the mystery together with Brunetti. By carefully examining the evidence, sorting through the clues, and putting the often disparate pieces of the crime puzzle together to form a coherent picture, a solution slowly forms that is frequently unexpected. Brunetti's co-workers and family frequently play an important role in these mysteries; in Doctored Evidence, the formidable computer wizard Signorina Elettra, the dogged Lieutenant Scarpa, and Brunetti's always literate wife Paola, each in their own way, provide clues to unraveling the mystery of the old woman's murder.

Donna Leon is one of the premiere authors of detective fiction writing today and the cleverly titled Doctored Evidence is one of the year's best mysteries.

Acknowledgment: Atlantic Monthly Press provided an ARC of Doctored Evidence for this review.

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Selected reviews of other mysteries by this author …

Mystery Book Review: Through a Glass, Darkly by Donna LeonThrough a Glass, Darkly
Atlantic Monthly Press (Hardcover), May 2006
ISBN-13: 9780871139375; ISBN-10: 0871139375

Location(s) referenced in Doctored Evidence: Venice, Italy

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Doctored Evidence by Donna Leon

Doctored Evidence by A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Format: Hardcover
ISBN-13: 978-0-87113-918-4
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List Price: $22.00

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