I love carefully crafted novels set in interesting locations, populated with interesting characters.
Brophy gives us a rich and nuanced tale set in the saintly Umbrian town of Assisi -- well, maybe not too saintly, given the goings-on that Brophy relates.
This is one of the best books I have read in a long time, combining a twisted plot with even more twisted suspects.
I read a lot of mysteries. My favorites are ones, like this one from Grace Brophy, that are set in a place (and/or time) that is different from where I live. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Noonski
I like mysteries,but especially mysteries set in Europe. This was a good one,interesting murder mystery set in Italy. it had some length and interesting characters.Published 3 months ago by SS
Grace Brophy brings you to Umbria where this tale is set. It is extremely well researched and gives you a real feel for the area and the people.Published on January 18, 2012 by G. Kaldis
I was excited to read a mystery set in Italy. This book did deliver in some ways - I did learn a good bit about Italy and Italian culture. Read morePublished on June 21, 2011 by Kelly
This is an excellent police procedural which is much, much more than the usual. In fact, it's one of the best of its genre I've read in some time. Read morePublished on June 19, 2010 by zorba
I love carefully crafted novels set in interesting locations, populated with interesting characters. "The Last Enemy" is just such a book. Read morePublished on November 18, 2009 by Dom Miliano
I purchased and read "A Deadly Paradise" prior to knowing "The Last Enemy" existed and was the first in a series. Read morePublished on September 10, 2009 by CFT
The Last Enemy introduces Alessandro Cenni, a maverick state police commissario, in Assisi, Umbria, Italy. Read morePublished on September 3, 2009 by Lucinda Surber
What a treat this novel is. As an avid reader of mystery fiction as well as a lover of travel, I found Brophy's book to be doubly rewarding. Read morePublished on November 14, 2007 by jlf1119