Synopses & Reviews
Young Cambridge scholar Adam Banting is in Tuscany, assigned to write a scholarly monograph about the famous Docci gardena mysterious world of statues, grottoes, meandering rills, and classical inscriptions. As his research deepens, Adam comes to suspect that buried in the gardens strange iconography is the key to uncovering a long-ago murder. But the ancient house holds its own secrets as well. And as Adam delves into his subject, he begins to suspect that he is being used to discover the true meaning of the villas murderous past.
From the national bestselling author of "Amagansett" comes a sumptuous tale of multiple mysteries, family intrigues and hearty Continental flavor that demonstrates Mills' . . . place at the crime fiction table ("Baltimore Sun").
About the Author
Mark Mills is a screenwriter; among his credits is the script for "The Reckoning", adapted from Barry Unsworth's novel Morality Play. Mills lives with his family.