The American

The American
Dalbuono, Nadia
  • Item Type: Book - DALB THRILLER
  • Published: 2015
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Description

As autumn sets in, the queues outside the soup kitchens of Rome are lengthening and the people are taking to the piazzas, increasingly frustrated by the deepening economic crisis. Detective Leone Scamarcio is called to an apparent suicide on the Ponte Sant Angelo, a stone's throw from Vatican City. A man is hanging from the bridge, his expensive suit suggesting yet another businessman fallen on hard times. But Scamarcio is immediately troubled by similarities with the 1982 murder of Roberto Calvi, dubbed 'God's Banker' because of his work for the Vatican Bank. Scamarcio's instincts are soon proved correct when a cardinal with links to the bank is killed. And when US Intelligence warn Scamarcio to drop his investigation, he knows that the stakes are far higher than he first realised. Ignoring their threats, Scarmarcio pushes on, but his progress is being monitored by some of the world's most powerful men, who will stop at nothing to make sure their dirty work stays under cover.

Related Subjects

Criminal investigation--Italy--Fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
Murder--Investigation--Italy--Fiction.
Corruption investigation--Vatican City--Fiction.
Organized crime--Italy--Fiction.

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ISBN:

9781925106749 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Dalbuono, Nadia,

Title:

The American / Nadia Dalbuono.

Publication Info:

Brunswick, Victoria Scribe Publications, 2015.

Publication Info:

©2015.

Physical description:

362 pages ; 24 cm.

Content Type:

text

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

Series Statement:

(Leone Scamarcio thriller)

General Note:

"When Church and State conspire, where do you turn?" -- Cover.

Subject term:

Criminal investigation--Italy--Fiction.

Subject term:

Detective and mystery stories.

Subject term:

Murder--Investigation--Italy--Fiction.

Subject term:

Corruption investigation--Vatican City--Fiction.

Subject term:

Organized crime--Italy--Fiction.

Genre index term:

Mystery fiction.

Genre index term:

Suspense fiction.

Series Added Entry-Uniform Title:

Leone Scamarcio thriller.

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