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The sudden disappearance of the worker bees

Author: Serge Quadruppani; Delia Casa
Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, [2013] ©2013
Series: A Commissario Simona Tavianello mystery
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On vacation with her husband in an idyllic Italian valley, Police Inspector Simona Tavianello stops at the local beekeeper's shop to buy some honey, where she finds a body lying in the entrance. Simona tries to avoid involvement-she is, after all, off-duty. But when she realizes that the murder weapon is her own gun, what can she do but take charge?The victim was an engineer at the controversial agricultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Serge Quadruppani; Delia Casa
ISBN: 9781611458404 1611458404
OCLC Number: 857660853
Description: 203 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: A Commissario Simona Tavianello mystery
Responsibility: Serge Quadruppani ; translation from the Italian by Delia Casa.

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On vacation with her husband in an idyllic Italian valley, Police Inspector Simona Tavianello stops at the local beekeeper's shop to buy some honey, where she finds a body lying in the entrance. Simona tries to avoid involvement-she is, after all, off-duty. But when she realizes that the murder weapon is her own gun, what can she do but take charge?The victim was an engineer at the controversial agricultural research center for Sacropiano, a biotechnology company accused of developing pesticides that are making the bees in the region disappear. Can Tavianello not only solve the murder, but also discover the reason behind the disappearance of the bees?

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Readers can expect the trademark pleasures of the Italian countryside: great scenery, great food, and great conversazione. --Kirkus Reviews

 
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