Tod einer Queen. (Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery #7)
" The lore and mystique of male transvestite lifestyles in Florence. . . . The marshal takes the case that no one wants, a situation underscoring the novel's theme of unloved and troubled children."-Publishers Weekly
"Among the genre's most appealing cops."-Booklist
"Surpasses the best of Simenon."-Kirkus Reviews
The marshal must leave his snug world at the Pitti Palace to se...more
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A young man is missing, a young woman's chopped up body turns up in garbage bags & a suitcase...upon autopsy the young woman is found to be a transsexual prostitute that was very much disliked by her community.
The marshal has his work cut out for him...not only must he earn the trust of the transsexuals in order to solve the murder and find the missing young man, but his oldest son his having problems i ...more
I've read the first book in this series and The Marshal's Own Case, and I enjoyed both of them very much. At times I wanted to shake the Marshal to snap him out of his reveries, but then when ...more
In it, Toto is picked up for shoplifting and the source of his school boy unhappiness comes out: the burden of being a policeman's son and the constant teasing about his goody-goody family. He hates that his father is a pol ...more
An older woman asks the Marshal to look for her 45-year-old son, missing for two weeks and his own son is having problems in school. When pieces of Lulu turn up in plastic garbage bags, Guarnaccia is assigned to lead the murder investigation. With the assistance of his Captain’s man, Ferrini, the Marshal is introduced to Florence’s transsexual community to find a killer and save an innocent man’s life.
In many ...more
The author sprinkles the book with comments from other cops and co-workers of the Marshall who consider him not very bright, a bit simple and ...more
She has written fourteen crime novels featuring Marshal Guarnaccia of the carabinieri, all set in Flo ...more