'Atmospheric and foreboding this is the perfect contemporary homage to the gothic tradition.' - The Sun Beneath the surface lies a terrible secret... Hollywood, 1975: Tragedy sends troubled film star Vivien Lockhart into the arms of Giovanni Moretti, and it seems her fortunes have finally changed.
Until she meets his sister, and learns that dark shadows haunt her new husband's past... Tuscany, Present day: Everyone in London is searching for Lucy Whittaker - so Lucy needs to disappear.
But her new home, the crumbling Castillo Barbarossa, is far from the secluded paradise it seemed. Across the decades, Vivien and Lucy find themselves trapped in the idyllic Italian villa. And if they are ever to truly escape its walls, they must first unearth its secrets... Rebecca meets Sante Montefiore in this atmospheric tale of lies, obsession, and betrayal... 'Wonderfully atmospheric and suspenseful' - Nicola Cornick, author of The Phantom Tree 'Addictive reading, Victoria Fox hooks you and doesn't let go.
It's Kate Morton with added sass!' - Jenny Oliver, author of The Sunshine and Biscotti Club