#step 1 bestselling publisher Lisa Scottoline also provides a sweeping and you may shattering unbelievable away from historic fiction powered because of the incredible genuine occurrences, the fresh tale off a romance triangle one unfolds regarding the cardiovascular system of Rome…regarding the coming shade off fascism.
Elisabetta, Marco, and you will Sandro mature just like the good friends despite the differences. Elisabetta try a good feisty beauty just who dreams of becoming an effective ily from top-notch cyclists; and you can Sandro a good Jewish math prodigy, kind-hearted and innovative, the latest child of an attorney and you may a doctor. However in brand new fall out-of 1937, all that actually starts to alter since Mussolini claims their power, aligning Italy’s Fascists that have Hitler’s Nazis and switching ab muscles rules you to definitely control Rome. Eventually, exactly what the 3 hold beloved–their families, their houses, as well as their link with each other–is checked out with techniques it never could have imagined.
Just like the anti-Semitism requires courtroom root and you will The second world war erupts, new threesome knows that Mussolini was only the beginning.