Auntie Poldi and the Vineyards of Etna, 2

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Mariner Books
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5.7 X 8.4 X 1.5 inches | 1.05 pounds

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About the Author

MARIO GIORDANO, the son of Italian immigrants, was born in Munich. Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions, his first novel translated into English, was an Indie Next Pick, a B&N Discover Selection, an Amazon Top Ten Best Book of the Month, and a Costco staff pick.


"Raise a glass, Auntie Poldi's back! . . . Another wine-snortingly funny entry in the series." -People, "Best New Books"

"Great armchair traveling and detection, bringing a strong note of the sensual back to the southern European mystery." -CrimeReads, "The Most Anticipated Crime Books of 2019"

"Giordano gives his heroine's second outing as much punch as her debut. Long may she reign." -Kirkus, starred review

"Sharp, hilarious...particularly fun and well executed [with] humorous observations on the quirks of Sicilian life. Readers will look forward to the further adventures of the irrepressible Auntie Poldi." -Publisher's Weekly, starred review

Praise for Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions

A National Bestseller
IndieNext List Pick
B&N Discover Pick
Costco Staff Pick
Amazon Top Ten Best Book of the Month

"Break out the prosecco! There's a new detective in town - and she's 60, sexy, wise and utterly adorable."--People

"A new detective is among us. Mario Giordano's Auntie Poldi joins her peers Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano and Alexander McCall Smith's Mma Precious Ramotswe in winning our hearts. She's a lusty, bold woman who dives into Sicilian life with gusto."--Frances Mayes, author of Under the Tuscan Sun

"Poldi is flamboyant, earthy, and always forthright."--Library Journal

"There's a new star in the mystery firmament, and her name is Auntie Poldi."--Alan Bradley, author of The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

"To the ranks of amateur sleuths from Miss Marple to Jessica Fletcher, welcome Auntie Poldi."--Newsday

"As types of amateur sleuths go, the category of lusty Bavarian widow has been woefully underrepresented--until now."--Booklist (starred review)