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Death Is the Cool Night

3.38 of 5 stars 3.38  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  2 reviews
EDGAR-NOMINATED AUTHOR LIBBY STERNBERG tells the brooding story of a classical pianist-turned-conductor who cannot remember the night his nemesis was murdered. Did he commit the crime—or did an enchanting soprano do it, a woman with whom he is falling in love? In the fall of 1941, as war creeps ever closer, his freedom and happiness depend on his ability to either identify ...more
Kindle Edition, 4 edition, 192 pages
Published May 10th 2012 by Istoria Books (first published 2010)
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Karen M
Dark, brooding, tortured, mysterious.... Well at times this book is all of those.

The murder is almost incidental to the cast of characters. The tortured wannabee conductor/composer, Gregory, the mysterious brooding Italian soprano, Renata, the enigmatic seemingly sweet tenor, Hans and the mysterious, at times dark slightly crazed, Laura.

A murder occurs and the police have their suspect but we readers are gently directed toward someone else. The lives of Gregory and Laura are actually more intere
Kari Wainwright
Gregory Silensky, a concert pianist with damaged hands and a damaged psyche, can’t remember where he was at the time the opera conductor, Ivan Roustakoff, was murdered. This proves to be quite a problem.
Even he doesn’t know if he’s a killer. If he isn’t, then who is? Ivan’s fiancé, Renata? Or Hans, who seems to be involved with both her and Ivan? Then there’s the lovely young singer, Laura. Gregory finds himself attracted to her even though he knows she was fascinated with Ivan. The relationsh
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I was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and am still in love with the city of crabcakes, steamy summers, and ethnic neighborhoods. (What’s not to love about a city that names its football team after an Edgar Allan Poe character?)

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