The Mystery of the Three Orchids by Augusto de Angelis

The Mystery of the Three Orchids

Augusto de Angelis

Set the cosmopolitan world of high fashion in 1930s' Milan - where nationalities are as hard to determine as the motives for murder in this fast moving. enjoyable police procedural. Definitely one for fans of Mediterranean noir.

Extract

But who had put the body in her bed? How had Russell known where to find her room and how to reach her without being seen by anyone? Was it possible it wasn't his first time here? Her thoughts were confused.

Parallels
  • The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri
  • Everyone in Their Place by Maurizio De Giovanni
  • The Fashion in Shrouds by Margery Allingham

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