Frankie’s Mystery Novels

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Antonio Cortese is an ex-detective turned Italian restaurateur in Woodinville, Washington. His mother was born and raised in Tuscany where he spent summers growing up. In the first book, he returns to Tuscany for the first time in five years following a tragedy which took the life of his wife and daughter. Every time he returns something happens to pull him back into the world of solving mysteries in order to protect and serve the people he loves. In addition to the mystery aspect of the stories, you will experience the beauty, history, and charm of Italy and its amazing food, as well as its dark side.

The Antonio Cortese Mysteries

Book One in the Antonio Cortese Mystery Series
Book Two in the Antonio Cortese Mystery Series
Book Three: Arriving late 2022

About Me

Hi, I’m Frankie, previously a restaurateur and caterer turned mystery novelist. I hope you will check out the books in my Antonio Cortese Mystery series.

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