Books by John Spencer Hill

GHIRLANDAIO'S DAUGHTER by John Spencer Hill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 17, 1997

"Arbati, who's clearly intended as an Italian Adam Dalgliesh, isn't half the detective his model is; but Hill adds a few bright notes of his own to this updated village whodunit."
How do you keep up the suspense after you open your novel with the tableau of aging painter/restorer Nigel Harmsworth standing over the corpse of the blackmailer he's just killed? Read full book review >
THE LAST CASTRATO by John Spencer Hill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 12, 1995

"Prose ceremonious and inert, as you might have feared from literary scholar Hill's first foray into crime fiction."
Revenge is a dish best eaten cold, but why has Francesco Pistocchi waited so long before going after the five Florentines who tried unsuccessfully to launch his career as a countertenor 35 years ago? Read full book review >