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Day of the Dead

(2014)
(The fourth book in the Commissario Ricciardi series)
A novel by

 
 
Commissario Ricciardi solves crimes with a swiftness that leaves his colleagues dumbfounded. Indeed, there are those who think his abilities are the work of the devil, an unnatural and ungodly gift to be exorcised. And maybe they're right. Ricciardi sees and hears the final moments in the lives of those who have suffered violent deaths. It may be a talent, it may be a curse, it may be black magic. Whatever it is, it makes him a remarkably effective investigator.

In this fourth installment of the internationally acclaimed Commissario Ricciardi series, Ricciardi is investigating the death of Matteo, one of the many street kids who live hand-to-mouth in the dark alleys of 1930s Naples. It's a rainy autumn and fog lays thick over the city as its inhabitants celebrate the week of the dead. Ricciardi's instincts tell him that the boy's death is not a result of natural causes, but his superiors will have none of it. The city is preparing for Benito Mussolini's state visit and a murder on the front pages of the local newspapers is the last thing they need. But something sinister is afoot and Ricciardi will not let the matter rest.

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

March 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Day of the Dead: The Autumn of Commissario Ricciardi
Author(s): Maurizio de Giovanni
ISBN: 1-60945-187-2 / 978-1-60945-187-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Europa Editions
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Audio Editions

August 2018 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Day of the Dead: The Autumn of Commissario Ricciardi (The Commissario Ricciardi Series)
Author(s): Maurizio de Giovanni
ISBN: 1-72132-892-0 / 978-1-72132-892-5
Publisher: Blackstone on Brilliance Audio
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December 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Day of the Dead Lib/E: The Autumn of Commissario Ricciardi
Author(s): Maurizio De Giovanni
ISBN: 1-4830-9816-8 / 978-1-4830-9816-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
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December 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Day of the Dead: The Autumn of Commissario Ricciardi (Commissario Ricciardi Series, Book 4)
Author(s): Maurizio de Giovanni
ISBN: 1-4830-9818-4 / 978-1-4830-9818-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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December 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Day of the Dead: The Autumn of Commissario Ricciardi (Commissario Ricciardi Series, Book 4)
Author(s): Maurizio de Giovanni
ISBN: 1-4830-9817-6 / 978-1-4830-9817-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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November 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Day of the Dead: The Autumn of Commissario Ricciardi: The Commissario Ricciardi Series, Book 4
Author(s): Maurizio de Giovanni
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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November 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Day of the Dead: The Autumn of Commissario Ricciardi: The Commissario Ricciardi Series, Book 4
Author(s): Maurizio de Giovanni
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

April 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Day of the Dead: The Autumn of Commissario Ricciardi
Author(s): Maurizio de Giovanni
Publisher: World Noir
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March 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Day of the Dead: The Autumn of Comissario Ricciardi (Commissario Ricciardi Book 4)
Author(s): Maurizio de Giovanni
Publisher: Europa Editions
Availability: Amazon CA