A young woman returns from holiday to find her elderly neighbour dead on the floor. A heart attack seems the likely cause, but Commissario Brunetti is not so sure and decides to take a closer look. Soon he discovers that she was part of an organization that cares for abused women and that her apartment was a safe-house.
Daunted by the dark secrets of the tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Ana Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a US publishing house. But desire for Grey still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, she cannot resist.
Tells the tale of a cat with nine lives, and a relationship as ancient as time itself and just as powerful. This book presents the story about to be related is so unusual yet so terrifyingly plausible that it demands to be told in a single sitting.
It doesn't take much to tip the world into chaos. You don't even have to mean to do it. You see the biggest problem with chaos is that once it's unleashed, everyone's involved. And once everyone's involved, how on earth is one little police chief ever going to put things right?
Bertie Wooster is staying at the stately home of Sir Henry Hackwood in Dorset. He is more than familiar with the country-house set-up: he is a veteran of the cocktail hour and, thanks to Jeeves, his gentleman's personal gentleman, is never less than immaculately dressed.
Confronting and solving problems is a painful process, which most of us attempt to avoid. Drawing on his own professional experience, the author, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties can enable us to reach a higher level of self-understanding. He discusses the nature of loving relationships.
Twenty-one years ago, when a conductor was poisoned and the Questura sent a man to investigate, readers first met Commissario Guido Brunetti. Since 1992's Death at La Fenice, Donna Leon and her shrewd, sophisticated, and compassionate investigator have been delighting readers around the world.