In this series, we invite our Crime Cymru authors to showcase an excerpt from one of their books. This week, Philip Gwynne Jones tempts us with the M word while setting the scene perfectly for the fifth book in the hugely atmospheric Venice-set Nathan Sutherland series.
Well somehow we’ve reached book 5! Nathan Sutherland – honorary British Consul in Venice, and occasional (and accidental) crimefighter – returns this April in “The Venetian Legacy”.
I’d written two ‘wintry’ books in a row – “The Venetian Masquerade” and “Venetian Gothic” – and figured it was time for a break from shadows and fog. This was a book where I wanted the reader to feel the sand beneath their feet and the sun on their back. Prosecco at sunset, with the light shining on the lagoon. And seafood. Quite a lot of seafood, if I’m being honest. Oh, and the…
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