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Blessed are Those Who Weep

(2015)
(The third book in the Gabriella Giovanni Mysteries series)
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Awards
Barry Awards Best Paperback original (nominee)
This Amazon Bestselling Mystery by Kristi Belcamino is nominated for a 2016 Barry Award for Best Original Paperback.
San Francisco Bay Area newspaper crime reporter Gabriella Giovanni stumbles onto a horrific crime scene with only one survivor--a baby girl found crawling between the dead bodies of her family members.

Reeling from the slaughter, Gabriella clings to the infant. When Social Services pries the little girl from her arms, the enormity of the tragedy hits home. Diving deep into a case that brings her buried past to the forefront, Gabriella is determined to hunt down the killer who left this helpless baby an orphan.

But one by one the clues all lead to a dead end, and Gabriella's obsession with finding justice pulls her into a dark, tortuous spiral that is set to destroy everything she loves ...

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Interview with the Author

Q. What order should I read the books in?

A. I purposefully wrote the books so they could be read as standalones, but honestly, you will get more from the books if you read them in order because that way the back story lends depth and poignancy to many moments in future books.

Here is the order:

Blessed are the Dead (An Anthony and Macavity award finalist for best first mystery)

Blessed are the Meek

Blessed are Those Who Weep (A Barry Award finalist in the best mystery category)

Blessed are Those Who Mourn

Blessed are the Peacemakers (coming soon)

Q. Why should I give your series a shot?

A. I've been lucky enough to receive critical acclaim from several different important communities in the mystery world.For me, the highlight of my mystery career so far was when my favorite author, New York Time bestselling writer, Lisa Unger, agreed to read my book, and then said she liked it. It was a dream come true.

Q. Gabriella Giovanni is an Italian-American newspaper report who lives in the Bay Area. So were you. How much of Giovanni is you?

A. I've heard this a bajillion times: Isn't Gabriella you? And so, at one point, early on in the series, I took a personality test and answered as me and then took it again as GG. Turns out we are polar opposites. I like to say she's my alter ego, who I would've been in another life. While I was a stay-at-home mom wrangling two rowdy toddlers in my pajamas in negative thirty weather in Minnesota, I could pretend I was this super cool chic eating cannoli and drinking a latte in North Beach, San Francisco.

Q. How would you describe the types of mysteries you write?

A. All my books featuring strong, fierce, and independent women facing unspeakable evil in order to seek justice for those unable to do so themselves.

In addition, although my books often deal with dark and disturbing themes, I truly believe that readers finish my books with a sense of hope and the certainty that even in the darkest days there are beautiful moments where people act with grace and dignity and love for their fellow man.

Thank you for reading!

Gabriella Giovanni Mystery Series eBook Categories

- Mystery series

- Mystery, Thriller and Suspense

- Suspense

- Private investigators

- Crime thrillers

- Women Sleuths

Genre: Mystery    Get it on Google Play

"Tense, disturbing, and smart...Belcamino is a writer to watch." - Alex Marwood


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Used availability for Kristi Belcamino's Blessed are Those Who Weep

Paperback Editions

May 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Blessed are Those Who Weep: A Gabriella Giovanni Mystery (Gabriella Giovanni Mysteries)
Author(s): Kristi Belcamino
ISBN: 0-06-238939-4 / 978-0-06-238939-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Witness Impulse
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

April 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Blessed are Those Who Weep: A Gabriella Giovanni Mystery (Gabriella Giovanni Mysteries)
Author(s): Kristi Belcamino
Publisher: Witness Impulse
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA