ANGEL’S REQUIEM: CENTRAL PARK IS THE SCENE FOR THE MURDER IN THIS NYC MYSTERY
An Aidan Bonner Mystery When Rico, the heir to an art fortune, dies a bizarre death at world famous Bethesda Fountain in NYC, it triggers a chase that leads a trio of investigators to the highest reaches of society in London, Venice and Rome.
Characters like Ten PerCent Willie, Cardinal del Prince Castignini, and the impenetrable Marshams, as well as colorful street characters in New York City, Pittsburgh and London, fill the pages of Ms. Kindle’s thriller, which is based on Venetian legend.
Attorney Libby Cervallo, excop Aidan Bonner-a “make my day” kinda guy, join with David Eisenmann, M.D., a forensic pathologist, to get the facts. Vincent Nasi, the deceased’s father, just wants to bury his body and avoid public attention. What lies behind his austere, businesslike facade?
It spurs Libby to take Rico’s part by refusing to let the investigation die. Angela Nasi, Rico’s petite white-haired grandmother, provides Libby with riddles regarding the famous family that hint at supernatural influences of a heavenly type, and Libby is intrigued enough to put aside her lawyerly skepticism to follow the trail wherever it leads.
Rico’s murder triggers a series of crimes that draw the three friends deeper and deeper as the mystery unravels. The level of danger rises to red alert. Murder, mayhem and impending financial debacle force them to a breathtaking finish when the Angel sings her final requiem.