Falling In Love (Commissario Brunetti, Book 24) by Donna Leon
By Donna Leon
Brunetti and his spouse, Paola, attend an early functionality, and Flavia gets a status ovation. again in her dressing room, she reveals bouquets of yellow roses—too many roses. each floor of the room is roofed with them. An nameless fan has been showering Flavia with those appealing presents in London, St. Petersburg, Amsterdam, and now, Venice, yet she now not feels flattered. a couple of nights later, invited through Brunetti to dine at his in-laws’ palazzo, Flavia confesses her alarm at those over the top monitors of adoration. And whilst a skilled younger Venetian singer who has stuck Flavia’s awareness is savagely attacked, Brunetti starts to imagine that Flavia’s fears are justified in methods neither of them imagined. He needs to input within the psyche of an obsessive fan earlier than Flavia, or someone else, involves damage.
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