Shadows on the Lake

A Stefania Valenti Mystery
Product Number: EB00671653
Released: Feb 07, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780698185722
Publisher: Penguin Books
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A new atmospheric Italian mystery novel set in Lake Como, introducing the clever and captivating Inspector Stefania Valenti During the construction of a new road to the Swiss border in the mountains above Lake Como, the remains of a young man are unearthed on the powerful Cappelletti family's property. On the case is Stefania Valenti, forty-five, divorced with a young daughter, and a brilliant, determined police inspector. Her investigation takes her back to World War II and deep into the history of the region, a place that during the war attracted smugglers, deserters, secret agents, and fleeing Jews. Steeped in the beautiful atmosphere of Northern Italy, Valenti's investigation brings to light a family's secret, a tragic romance, and reveals a fascinating piece of Italian history. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Original Publish Date: Feb 07, 2017

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