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Death in Venice

If you're in need of a Spring Break read with a counterfeit chic theme, check out Donna Leon's Blood from a Stone.  Her perennial protagonist, Venetian police detective Guido Brunetti, is called in to investigate the murder of an immigrant Senegalese street vendor.  Instead of finding little more than a cache of fake handbags among the dead man's few belongings, however, the search turns up a fortune in uncut conflict diamonds.  Complications ensue.