Villa Triste (Paperback)
Grand Central Publishing, 9781455505371, 640pp.
Publication Date: January 22, 2013
List Price: 14.99*
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In World War II Florence, Italy, two sisters trapped by the Nazi Occupation have to make life-altering decisions that will reverberate for decades... and collide with a present day murder investigation.Florence, Italy, 1943Two sisters, Isabella and Caterina Cammaccio, find themselves surrounded by terror and death; and with Italy trapped under the heel of a brutal Nazi occupation, a Partisan resistance movement rises up. Soon Isabella and Caterina will test their wits and deepest beliefs as never before. As the winter grinds on, they will be forced to make the most difficult choices of their lives.Florence, Italy, 2011In the present day, senior policeman Alessandro Pallioti agrees to oversee a murder investigation after it emerges the victim was once a Partisan hero. When the case begins to unravel, Pallioti finds himself working to uncover a crime lost in the twilight of war, the consequences of which are as deadly today as they were over sixty years ago.
About the Author
Lucretia Grindle was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and grew up spending half her time in the United States and half her time in the UK. Continuing as she started out, she still splits her time, but now calls the coast of Maine home.