Gianrico Carofiglio (translated by Howard Curtis)

Books by Gianrico Carofiglio (translated by Howard Curtis)

The Measure of Time

Italian lawyer Guido Guerrieri is contacted by a girlfriend from his distant past  She believes her son has been wrongly convicted for murder. Guido has to decide whether it’s wise to take on the appeal.

Reviewed on 23 October 2021 by Sylvia Maughan

The Cold Summer

Pietro Fenoglio, a Marshall in the Carabinieri, conducts an investigation into the kidnapping and killing of a local mobster’s young son amidst spreading violence in the region.

Reviewed on 13 April 2019 by Ewa Sherman

A Fine Line

Guido Guerrieri is a defence lawyer working in Bari, southern Italy. Having just completed a successful appeal on behalf of a man accused of sexual assault, he receives a telephone call from a judge requesting his help.

Reviewed on 23 July 2016 by Arnold Taylor


Three stories by Italian writers look at the trade in cocaine from the perspective of individuals within Italian law enforcement.

Reviewed on 24 October 2015 by Chris Roberts