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Hopefully your life is so good that the word “diabolical” never need enter your mind or cross your lips.
The crimes we commit in search of security and protection, for ourselves or our loved ones, are at the center of Andrea Camilleri’s latest Inspector Montalbano adventure, The Safety Net.
Shea O'Connor, a 23-year-old Buffalo cop, is given an assignment with the FBI to pose as a student in the small town of Kelly's Falls, New York.
“All this gives the story a nail-biting quality on top of great characterization, a gripping plot, and clean, vivid writing.”