A new series of hardboiled crime fiction set in contemporary Naples by the author of the internationally bestselling Commissario Ricciardi series.
Maurizio de Giovanni's Commissario Ricciardi books are bestsellers across Europe, with sales of the series approaching 1 million copies. De Giovanni is also the author of the contemporary Neapolitan thriller, "The Crocodile." He lives in Naples with his family.
Praise for the Commissario Ricciardi Series "De Giovanni has created one of the most interesting and well-drawn detectives in fiction." The Daily Beast "Reading a novel by Maurizio de Giovanni is like stepping into a Vittorio De Sica movie." The New York Times "The author's elegant style ennobles the wretched lives he views with such compassion" The New York Times Book Review "Impossible to resist" Crimetime UK "Ricciardi is an intriguing detective." Library Journal"