Red Herrings

Crime writing at its twisted best...

The red herring - that most effective weapon in the crime writer's arsenal - inspires this series of new short stories by leading exponents of the genre.

The red herring inspires stories by leading crime writers.

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Crime writing at its twisted best...

The red herring - that most effective weapon in the crime writer's arsenal - inspires this series of new short stories by leading exponents of the genre.

The red herring inspires stories by leading crime writers.

Short story by acclaimed crime writer Donna Leon.

Read by Greta Scacchi.

A dark tale that warns against over-indulgence...

An attentive Italian housewife prepares a mouth-watering meal to beguile her taciturn husband.

The title translates as "Eat! Eat! It's Good for You".

Produced by Kirsteen Cameron.

By Donna Leon.

The pleasure of a sumptuous meal beguiles a taciturn husband.

The way to a husband's heart is found through the pleasures of a sumptuous meal.

Greta Scacchi reads Donna Leon's tasty thriller.

The red herring inspires a new story by leading crime writer Donna Leon.

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By Donna Leon. The pleasure of a sumptuous meal beguiles a taciturn husband.

The way to a husband's heart is found through the pleasures of a sumptuous meal. Greta Scacchi reads Donna Leon's tasty thriller.