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Ascension

(2015)
(The first book in the Alvise Marangon series)
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"A special thriller set in the Venetian past-its colours and intrigues so vividly described."
Francesco Da Mosto


Venice in 1749 - the city has lost its political and financial primacy but has become Europe's pleasure capital, famous for its gambling dens, its courtesans, its hectic carnival, its music, art and theatre - and the most highly organised secret service in Europe. Alvise Marangon, born in Italy but brought up in London, returns to the city of his birth and quickly becomes involved in the protection of a visiting English lord and his beautiful sister. He is then forcibly recruited into the city's powerful secret service to investigate a murder case. A reluctant spy he may be, but he is a gifted one. Amidst the world of gambling dens and courtesans, something momentous is being planned for the Feast of the Ascension, Venice's most important and spectacular holiday, and it seems that only Alvise can prevent the day from turning into bloody mayhem.

Genre: Historical Mystery
 
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Used availability for Gregory Dowling's Ascension


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Hardback Editions

September 2016 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Ascension: A Novel (Alvise Marangon Mysteries)
Author(s): Gregory Dowling
ISBN: 1-250-10852-7 / 978-1-250-10852-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
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Paperback Editions

September 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Ascension (The Alvise Marangon Mysteries - Book 1)
Author(s): Gregory Dowling
ISBN: 1-84697-313-9 / 978-1-84697-313-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

September 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Ascension: A Novel (Alvise Marangon Mysteries)
Author(s): Gregory Dowling
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

September 2015 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Ascension (The Alvise Marangon Mysteries)
Author(s): Gregory Dowling
Publisher: Polygon
Availability: Amazon UK   


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