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Nabb, Magdalen 1947-2007

Overview
Works: 156 works in 727 publications in 1 language and 16,405 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery stories  Detective and mystery stories, English  Christmas stories 
Roles: Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6064.A18, 823.914
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Publications about Magdalen Nabb
Publications by Magdalen Nabb
Publications by Magdalen Nabb, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Magdalen Nabb
Josie Smith by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
45 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,861 libraries worldwide
Follows the amusing misadventures of a little girl as she shops for the perfect birthday gift for her mother, blackens a blackboard, and cares for a lost cat
Some bitter taste by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
25 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
"A sweltering summer in Florence and Marshal Guarnaccia is engaged in investigating an Albanian prostitution ring. But a never-ending stream of people fills the station waiting room at the Pitti Palace, all expecting him to sort out their little problems." -- Jacket
Property of blood by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
"Marshal Salvatore Guarnaccia, a Sicilian officer of the carabiniere stationed in Florence, is faced with the horrendous kidnapping for ransom of a lovely Contessa. Olivia, an American-born model, married Count Ugo Brunamonti, a feckless, soon impoverished aristocrat. After his death, she supported her children, Leonardo and Caterina, by starting a fashion house which has prospered. When she is kidnapped, the crime is reported to Marshal Guarnaccia by her daughter, who may have been the intended victim." -- Jacket
The innocent by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,066 libraries worldwide
The body of a woman has been found half-submerged in an ornamental fish pond high up in Florence 's Boboli Gardens . At first, the woman cannot be identified; only her skull remains. The marshal must use her clothing and a shoe to trace her. She turns out to be a young Japanese woman apprenticed to one of Florence 's legendary custom shoemakers, crotchety old Peruzzi
Vita nuova by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
Daniela is a quiet single mother studying for a doctorate in chemistry. She rarely goes out, so her murder in her bedroom at the family's new villa seems inexplicable. It is true that her mother, who appears to be an alcoholic; her younger sister, who has had mental problems; and her father, who has made his money running nightclubs and is probably involved in the international sex trade, are not your average home-loving Italian nuclear family, but what can she have done to be singled out for slaughter' And why has the prosecutor asked specifically for Marshal Guarnaccia to head the investigation
Death of an Englishman by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
54 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 966 libraries worldwide
The debut of Marshal Salvatore Guarnaccia of the Carabinieri, a Sicilian, stationed in Florence. It is just before Christmas and the marshal wants to go South to spend the holiday with his wife and family, but first he must recover from the flu (which has left the Florentine Caribinieri short-handed) and also solve a murder. A seemingly respectable retired Englishman, living in a flat on the Via Maggio near the Santa Trinita bridge, was shot in the back during the night. He was well-connected and Scotland Yard has dispatched two officers to "assist" the Italians in solving the crime. But it is the marshal, a quiet observer, not an intellectual, who manages to figure out what happened, and why
The enchanted horse by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 899 libraries worldwide
A lonely young girl living on a remote farm with her work obsessed-parents cares for an old and battered wooden horse with such devotion that it comes to life
The marshal and the madwoman by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 833 libraries worldwide
Long out of print, this mystery featuring Nabb's Marshal Guarnaccia finds him having to piece together the events of a tragic night 20 years earlier in order to solve a present-day murder
The Marshal's own case by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman
Death in autumn by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
20 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 757 libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman
The marshal and the murderer : a Marshal Guarnaccia mystery by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 727 libraries worldwide
Marshal Guamacci, the kindly, perceptive Italian cop, investigates the murder of a beautiful young Swiss woman in a small village
Death in springtime : a Florentine mystery by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 692 libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman
Death of a Dutchman by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Summoned by an aged woman to investigate mysterious noises in the vacant flat next to hers, Marshal Guarnaccia discovers a dying Dutch jeweler. The old lady had known him when he was a boy growing up in Florence. Could he have returned to the family home just to commit suicide? Or could the man be the victim of a cunning murderer?
The marshal makes his report by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
The suspicious-looking suicide of the husband of the Marchesa, a member of one of Florence's oldest families, has Marshal Guarnaccia once again refusing to accept the easy answer
The monster of Florence by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Marshal Guarnaccia feels out of his league when he is assigned to help track down a serial killer, especially when he assigned to work under Simonetti, a man so dedicated to achieving a conviction that he is blinded to the consequences
Josie Smith at school by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
Spirited Josie has adventures and misadventures at school, where she befriends a foreign student and takes part in the class play
The marshal at the Villa Torrini by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
A well-known writer is found dead in the Villa Torrini near Florence without a mark of violence on her. Somehow she drowned in her bath. Marshal Guarnaccia of the Carabinieri must solve the mystery while struggling with a new legal system--a strict new diet
Josie Smith at the seaside by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Josie Smith in hospital by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
The prosecutor by Magdalen Nabb( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman
 
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Alternative Names
ナブ, マグダレン
Languages
English (376)
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