By Lorenzo Carcaterra
Within the mystery passageways of 1 of the world’s such a lot majestic towns, an American lady needs to chance every thing to maintain the long-lost paintings of a Renaissance grasp from falling into the fingers of thieves.
In Midnight Angels, acclaimed writer Lorenzo Carcaterra returns with a gripping new novel of suspense, revealing a desirable international the place paintings and crime rendezvous within the shadows, the place rumors swirl of undiscovered masterpieces misplaced to the a while and hidden all through Europe, and the place a few will do something to own those useful treasures.
Kate Westcott has come to the gorgeous urban of Florence to check the masterly Michelangelo, whose paintings has encouraged centuries of admiration, adoration, even lust. after all she already is familiar with extra approximately him than so much paintings historians, due to her dad or mum and mentor, Professor Richard Dylan Edwards. A preeminent Michelangelo scholar—and a member of the mysterious Vittoria Society—Edwards has dedicated his lifestyles to chasing down misplaced and stolen artworks and returning them to their rightful owners.
Exploring the cobbled streets of the Renaissance urban with fellow artwork pupil Marco Scudarti, Kate feels the pull of future. And while the 2 discover a mystery chamber in a hall sealed because the time of the Medicis, they make a beautiful discovery: Michelangelo’s dead night Angels—three small, beautiful sculptures lengthy rumored to exist yet by no means sooner than obvious. it's the locate of a lifetime—and the start in their nightmare.
Pursued via operatives of the main heinous criminals, less than suspicion from the elite Rome artwork Squad, and navigating the underground community of the Vittoria Society, Kate needs to use all her crafty to elude seize. From the halls of the Uffizi to the Piazza Santa Croce, around the Ponte Vecchio and less than the shadow of the Duomo, Kate and Marco race to maintain and safeguard not just Michelangelo’s paintings but in addition their lives.
Midnight Angels is an exhilarating, page-turning novel within which Lorenzo Carcaterra inspires an Italian environment so intimate and sensual that it sort of feels to stay and breathe with his characters.
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