Few Drops of Blood
Jan Merete Weiss

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Narrated By: Davina Porter

Duration: 8 hours and 39 minutes

What to expect

When the bodies of two men are found shockingly posed in the garden of an elderly countess, Captain Natalia Monte of the Carabiniere is assigned the case. Soon she finds herself shuttling between Naples' decadent art galleries and violent criminal underworld. If she is to succeed in solving the heinous crime, Natalia must deal with not only her own complicated past and allegiances but also those of the city as a whole. A Few Drops of Blood is a riveting and poetic exploration of the violence that lurks in the heart of beauty.


Crime and mystery: women sleuths, Crime and mystery fiction, Crime and mystery fiction, Crime and mystery: police procedural

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“Terrific…Memorable characters boost this atmospheric mystery redolent of the city’s art, architecture, and the détente that permits the Carabinieri and the Camorra to both operate in a state of tense and fragile peace.”

Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Fans of Weiss’ series debut These Dark Things who have been awaiting a sequel will find their patience well rewarded by this strong follow-up.”