The Namesake (Commissario Alec Blume Series #3)

The Namesake (Commissario Alec Blume Series #3)

by Conor Fitzgerald
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The Namesake (Commissario Alec Blume Series #3) by Conor Fitzgerald

When magistrate Matteo Arconti’s namesake, an insurance man from Milan, is found dead outside the court buildings in Piazzo Clodio, it’s a clear warning to the authorities in Rome—a message of defiance and intimidation from a powerful crime syndicate.

Commissioner Alec Blume, interpreting the reference to his other ongoing case—a frustrating one in which he’s so far been unable to pin murder on a Mafia boss operating at an untouchable distance in Germany—knows he’s too close to it. Handing control of the investigation to now live-in and not-so-secret partner Caterina Mattiola, Blume takes a backseat. And while Caterina embarks on questioning the Milanese widow, Blume has an underhand idea of his own to lure the arrogant mafioso out of his hiding place…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608198450
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 06/05/2012
Series: Alec Blume Novels Series , #3
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Conor Fitzgerald has lived in Ireland, the UK, the United States and Italy. He has worked as an arts editor, produced a current affairs journal for foreign embassies based in Rome, and founded a successful translation company. He is married with two children and lives in Rome. The Namesake is the second in his series of Italian Crime novels.

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The Namesake: A Commissario Alec Blume Novel 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
druidgirl More than 1 year ago
This is the first Comissario Alec Blume story that I have read and I don't think I would read another. I did not like Alec Blume, his character was a little bland and uninteresting. I did however enjoy the storyline. I love stories about the Mafia and the locale was great. Although it was not my favorite I would definitely recommend this to all my mystery loving friends to decide for themselves. Thanks to Net Galley and Bloomsbury.
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