Sample Sunday – Diavolino

Today I’m posting an excerpt from my novel, Diavolino. Tom reached the pontoon as an overweight man with a red face jumped off the carabinieri launch. His dark suit seemed to strain at the seams. “Mr. Lupton, I presume?” he said, offering his hand. “Yes, and you are Inspector…” “Ricci. It actually means curly but […]

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When Mere Words Are Not Enough

The 1979 Losey film of Mozart’s Don Giovanni has to be the best. Filmed on location in the Veneto, in particular Palladio’s Villa Rotonda (Villa Capra), it has stayed with me since I saw it at the time of release. This is horror with music. It’s been released on DVD and, now I’ve bought mine, […]

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