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The Dark Valley

(2012)
(The second book in the Commissario Soneri Mystery series)
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It is autumn in Parma. Commissario Soneri decides to escape the city to return to his home village in the Appenines for a much-needed holiday. He plans to spend the time hunting for mushrooms on the wooded slopes of Montelupo. The small and isolated village revolves around the fortunes of the Rodolfi family, salami manufacturers for generations. Its patriarch, the gifted Palmiro, runs a tight ship, but behind the scenes, all is not well: his son, Paride, has other plans for his future. And then all of a sudden the family finds itself in the throes of a financial scandal, with worrying implications for the entire community. Soon afterwards a hiker discovers a decomposing body in the woods. After initial protestations, Soneri soon gives up all hope of a peaceful break. The complicated relationship he uncovers between Rodolfi and his son becomes all the more pertinent when he learns that his own father and Palmiro Ridolfi were once friends.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Valerio Varesi's The Dark Valley

Hardback Editions

February 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Dark Valley: A Commissario Soneri Mystery (Commissario Soneri 2)
Author(s): Valerio Varesi
ISBN: 1-906694-33-8 / 978-1-906694-33-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: MACLEHOSE PRESS
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Paperback Editions

January 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dark Valley: A Commissario Soneri Investigation (Commissario Soneri 2)
Author(s): Valerio Varesi
ISBN: 1-906694-35-4 / 978-1-906694-35-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: MacLehose Press
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February 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dark Valley: A Commissario Soneri Investigation
Author(s): Valerio Varesi
ISBN: 1-906694-34-6 / 978-1-906694-34-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: MacLehose Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

November 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Dark Valley
Author(s): Valerio Varesi
Publisher: MacLehose Press
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February 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Dark Valley: A Commissario Soneri Investigation
Author(s): Valerio Varesi
Publisher: MacLehose Press
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


February 2012 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Dark Valley: A Commissario Soneri Investigation
Author(s): Valerio Varesi
Publisher: MacLehose Press
Availability: Amazon CA