Donna Leon
1942-

Donna Leon was born in New Jersey. At 23, she left New Jersey to study in Perugia and Siena. She worked as a travelguide in Rome and as a teacher at American schools in Europe and Asia. Nowadays she teaches English and American literature at a university near Venice, Italy. She is the creator of Commissario Guido Brunetti of the Venice police.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) Death at La Fenice  1992
 2) Death in a Strange Country  1993
 3) Dressed for Death (UK Title: The Anonymous Venetian)  1994
 4) Death and Judgement (Also published as: A Venetian Reckoning)  1995
 5) Death in High Water (Also published as: Acqua Alta)  1996
 6) Death of Faith  1997
 7) A Noble Radiance  1998
 8) Fatal Remedies  1999
 9) Friends in High Places (Silver Dagger Award)  1999
10) A Sea of Troubles  2001
11) Willful Behaviour  2002
12) Uniform Justice  2003
13) Doctored Evidence  2004
14) Blood from a Stone  2005
15) Through a Glass Darkly  2006
16) Suffer the Little Children  2007
17) The Girl of His Dreams  2008
18) About Face  2009
19) A Question of Belief  2010
20) Drawing Conclusions  2011
21) Beastly Things  2012
22) The Golden Egg  2013
23) By Its Cover  2014

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