When I visit a new country, I’m instantly interested in the people and their culture. I gather as much information about them as I can: I take a lot of pictures, pick up leaflets, speak to locals. I collect all the historical and scientific data so later I am able to smoothly weave everything into a fictional story. I add to my writing not only the element of surprise, but also tension.
My wish is that when a reader turns the last page, they will be satisfied and happy and feel as if they also visited the fabulous destinations my characters’ lives revolved around.READ MORE
A LONG-LOST ARTEFACT… A RACE TO UNVEIL THE MYSTERY… A RUTHLESS TREASURE HUNTER…
Nina Monte has worked hard to achieve her dreams. At thirty-six she’s one of Italy’s youngest professors, and renowned for her knowledge of the ancient world. Old religious texts might make for lonely companions at night, but that’s nothing a bottle of fine wine can’t fix.
When a mysterious summons presents a career-making opportunity, Nina can’t resist. A relic has been found in a 15th Century galley and it’s the kind of discovery encountered once in a lifetime. But floating atop the depths of Lake Garda at the recovery site, Nina senses something is amiss…READ MORE