An evocative, gripping work of detective ficiton, from a major European bestseller
It was a night that would be long remembered. The Florence police would come to call it a night of horror, the start of a new nightmare . . .
After enduring years at the mercy of an infamous serial killer, the people of Florence rejoice at news of his death -- until a senator is found brutally murdered. To Chief Superintendent Michele Ferrara the case is very much alive. But, with a powerful adversary conspiring against him, he is trapped in a spiral of corruption and deadly speculation. As the truth comes to light, Ferrara is left standing face-to-face with something truly rotten at the heart of the city.