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Gold, Frankincense and Dust : A Commissario Soneri Investigation, Paperback / softback Book

Gold, Frankincense and Dust : A Commissario Soneri Investigation Paperback / softback


Parma. A multiple pile-up occurs on the autostrada into the city.

A truck transporting cattle skids off the road. Dozens of cows and bulls go on the rampage, injured and crazed.

In the chaos, the burned body of a young woman is found at the side of the road.

Her death has no apparent link to the carnage. Commissario Soneri is assigned the case. It is a welcome distraction: his mercurial lover Angela has decided to pursue other options, leaving him even more morose than usual.

The dead woman is identified as Nina Iliescu, a Romanian immigrant whose beauty had enchanted a string of wealthy lovers.

Temptress, muse, angel - she was all things to all men.

Her murder conceals a crime and a sacrilege, and even in death she has a surprise waiting for Soneri.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9781906694388

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