By Donna Leon
As Venice reports a debilitating heatwave, Commissario Brunetti escapes town to spend time along with his relations. For Ispettore Vianello, despite the fact that, the elements is the very last thing on his brain. it seems that his aunt has develop into captivated with horoscopes and has been chickening out quite a lot of cash from the kinfolk enterprise. now not understanding what to do, he consults Brunetti and asks permission to path her.
Meanwhile, Brunetti gets a trip from a chum who works on the Commune. apparently discrepancies were happening on the Courthouse concerning a pass judgement on and an usher with a perfect tune checklist. Intrigued, Brunetti asks Signorina Elettra to determine what she will whereas he's away.
When information reaches Brunetti that the usher from the Courthouse has been viciously murdered, he returns to enquire. yet why might a person need a solid guy lifeless, and what may well his demise need to do with the Courthouse discrepancies?
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Extra info for A Question of Belief (Commissario Brunetti, Book 19)
Now, officially, no one lived there. com) Unofficially, the weres and witches never left. A thin ground fog had formed in the night air, dampness leaching from the dark cement blocks that comprised buildings. Ghosttown was above all else a slum, and a terribly dangerous place for anyone without the blood or the bite. Neutral territory for the weres who spread out to run other parts of the city with dealing or pimping; the end of the line for trespassers, who would be lucky if there was enough DNA left to identify them.
Like Lockhart's eyes, but these were dead, like glass chips. The hobo shrugged. "Weres don't go that way no more. Bloods don't go that way no more. " How like me to get into deep conversation with a nut job. " "Okay, enough singing for tonight," I said, changing tacks. "Suppose my friend came here looking for the only things people look for in Ghosttown. " "Shit, that's easy," he said. " "You people have a real knack for spooky names," I told him. "Gotta go," he grunted, grabbing his cart by the curved handles and bumping it over a pothole.
Get down to the precinct," he said roughly. " I gaped. " "Don't ask me," he said. " "I'm a homicide detective, Mac. " "Yes, sir," I said. " **** Sunny was in the kitchen chopping peppers for an omelet when I found her, shoulders hunched inside a green sweater. I went on the offensive and smiled. " The knife moved faster, and the cutting board rattled. " She stopped chopping and faced me. " I asked with wide eyes. "Don't bullshit me," Sunny warned. I played innocent very badly, apparently. "You're suspended because you're a were," Sunny said.
A Question of Belief (Commissario Brunetti, Book 19) by Donna Leon