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The Darkest Sin

Bishop, David



The Darkest Sin is an atmospheric historical thriller by D. V. Bishop, set in Renaissance Florence and is the sequel to City of Vengeance:

Florence. Spring, 1537.

When Cesare Aldo investigates a report of intruders at a convent in the Renaissance city’s northern quarter, he enters a community divided by bitter rivalries and harbouring dark secrets.

His case becomes far more complicated when a man’s body is found deep inside the convent, stabbed more than two dozen times. Unthinkable as it seems, all the evidence suggests one of the nuns must be the killer.

Meanwhile, Constable Carlo Strocchi finds human remains pulled from the Arno that belong to an officer of the law missing since winter. The dead man had many enemies, but who would dare kill an official of the city’s most feared criminal court?

As Aldo and Strocchi close in on the truth, identifying the killers will prove more treacherous than either of them could ever have imagined . . .

Book Type Authored Book
Acceptance Date Mar 25, 2021
Online Publication Date Mar 3, 2022
Publication Date Mar 3, 2022
Deposit Date Mar 17, 2022
Pages 1-432
ISBN 9781529038828
Public URL
Publisher URL,sequel%20to%20City%20of%20Vengeance.