VENETIAN BLOOD: MURDER IN A SENSUOUS CITY

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MYSTERY SUSPENSE / THRILLER ROMANCE DETECTIVE

1980s & '90s

Christine Evelyn Volker

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Venetian Blood is the story of Anna, suspected of murder in Venice, who races to unlock secrets in her brave quest for the truth - before it is too late.

Genre

Mystery, Suspense / Thriller, Romance, Detective,

Short Summary

Anna, a US Treasury official working in financial crimes, comes to Venice on vacation. She's dragged into the police station, suspected of murdering a powerful Venetian, known to her as a money-launderer, and with whom she had a brief affair. Terrified, she lies to police about knowing him.


With analytical talents, Anna identifies the killer: the money-launderer's accountant. The current murder echoes one almost 40 years ago. Attacked by the murderer mumbling about memories, Anna, raised by grandparents, realizes she had witnessed the old murder, and finds her father.

Setting

Venice, Italy

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Quest

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Nudity

Main Character Details

Name: Anna Lucia Lottol

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Modest, Skillful, Secretive, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Beautiful, Adventurous, Complex, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Margo Fruhling

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aggressive, Educated, Outspoken

Additional Character Details

Name: Dudley Filbert

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Charming, Complex, Desperate, Engaging, Romantic, Secretive, Skillful, Criminal, Greedy, Manipulative, Villainous

Additional Character Details

Name: Roberto Cavallin

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous, Complex, Seductive, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Masculine, Charming, Educated, Sexy, Sophisticated, Confident, Secretive, Aspiring, Gracious

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female Leaning

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Venetian Blood/She Writes Press

Year Published: 2017

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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