Death in the Floating City

Death in the Floating City

Large Print - 2013
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Years ago, Emily's childhood nemesis, Emma Callum, scandalized polite society when she eloped to Venice with an Italian count. Now Emma's father-in-law lies murdered, and her husband has vanished. There's no one she can turn to for help but Emily, who leaves at once for Venice with her husband, the dashing Colin Hargreaves. Emily soon realizes that to solve the present-day crime, she must first unravel a centuries-old puzzle.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, 2013
Edition: Large print edition
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781410454898
1410454894
Branch Call Number: LP MF ALEXANDER
Characteristics: 449 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

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lbeast
Mar 19, 2017

An awkward and ridiculous plot and a very unsatisfying murderer make for a fast but dismal mystery.

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marthabwaters
Nov 20, 2015

This wasn't my favorite entry in the Lady Emily series--while I thought the setting of Venice was vividly realized, I struggled to fully engage with the mystery. However, as is frequently the case with books in this series, I thought the ending was pretty strong, and I found the last 1/3 of the book pretty engrossing--I was sincerely surprised to find out who the culprit was. And some late developments made me eager for the next book in the series, too.

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lozza1401
Jun 12, 2013

The latest instalment of Lady Emily's sleuthing adventures. I liked this more than the rest so far.

ChristchurchLib Jun 10, 2013

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