The Light in the Ruins
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Sandcastle Girls (2012) comes a spellbinding tale of love and revenge set in war-ravaged Tuscany. 1943: The Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Then the Nazis descend upon their estate and everything changes. 1955: Serafina Bettini, an investigator with the Florence police, is probing the murders of two of the Rosatis. Is a serial killer at work? Bohjalian blends history with suspense in this exceptional novel.