By Donna Leon
As Venice studies a debilitating heatwave, Commissario Brunetti escapes town to spend time along with his relations. For Ispettore Vianello, in spite of the fact that, the elements is the very last thing on his brain. apparently his aunt has develop into keen about horoscopes and has been taking flight quite a lot of funds from the kin company. no longer realizing 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. it appears discrepancies were taking place on the Courthouse regarding a pass judgement on and an usher with a ideal 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 desire a strong guy lifeless, and what may perhaps his demise need to do with the Courthouse discrepancies?
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We almost didn’t make it, Chris and I. For years I was petrified that he’d suffered some kind of long-term damage—that he’d be retarded or something. But he isn’t. ” She finished in an offhand kind of way, ducking her head to grind the stub of her latest cigarette into the ashtray. She turned away, but not before I caught a glimpse of tears in her eyes. Detective Danielson is tough. We’ve done horrendous crime scenes together without her ever turning a hair. Six months into our partnership, tears were something new.
A trusted employee. How you can walk around accusing…” “Mr. Olson,” Sue interrupted. “We’re not necessarily making accusations, but we are required to ask questions of everyone concerned with the case. And, if at all possible, we’re expected to establish readily verifiable alibis from those same people. ” “What makes you think Millie stands to benefit from her sister-inlaw’s death? ” It struck me as odd that Lonnie Olson was taking such an interest in every nuance of what was said. He seemed to be displaying far more than a concerned employer’s level of interest in what was going on.
And this is my partner, Detective Beaumont. ” The man waffled for a moment then took her proffered hand. “I’m Lonnie Olson,” he said, losing the scowl. “Glad to meetcha. I’m the owner here. I know you guys are just doing your jobs, but I got to say that thinking Millie could be involved in a murder is about the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard. She wouldn’t hurt a fly. Not only that, she’s a valued employee around here. A trusted employee. How you can walk around accusing…” “Mr. Olson,” Sue interrupted.
A Question of Belief (Commissario Brunetti, Book 19) by Donna Leon