"This book is a gem." - Patti Wilson, Amazon reviewer.
"Mystery, romance, history - what a wonderful story." - Topaz Tije, Amazon reviewer.
"The pictures were breathtaking" - Kayla West, author.
"Fontana does a wonderful job building complex, believable characters." - Carrie Ann Lahain, Writer and Editor.
"It's a cliff-hanger murder mystery that is pulsed with generous doses of suspense and philosophical riddles." - Sonia Sethi, Amazon reviewer.
"The pace of the book kept everything moving" - L, Amazon reviewer.
"The characters were vivid, and the descriptions detailed, as if I walked on the streets of Venice." - Julius Butcher, author.
"Not the usual murder mystery." - Beverly, Amazon reviewer.
"I was sucked in all the action and drama and couldn't keep the book down until I had finished reading it." - Njkinny, Amazon reviewer.
"A captivating story that held me in its grip from the very beginning." - J. Bickley, Amazon reviewer.
"If you want to read the book you will not want to hold off even after reading the last sentence, choose this one." - Jana Kadlecova, Amazon reviewer.
"Very rarely does a historical novel move along with such fast-paced twists and turns."- Teri English, Amazon reviewer.
"It is a great book and you must read it." - Viriginia W. Williams, Amazon reviewer.
"It's been a long time since someone wrote a story that would have the ability to carry me away like that." - Lina, Amazon reviewer.
"Spellbinding; Magical; Intriguing; Holds your interest; Can't be put down;" - Fran, Amazon reviewer.
About the Author
Alastair Fontana spent most of his life between Europe and America. He was educated in Italy and has lived in such diverse places as Madison, Lausanne, Brussels, and San Francisco, among others. He is articulate in English, Italian, and French. He likes traveling and loves writing. Among his interests are visual art, photography, and cooking.