"An ancient European castle. . .secret passages. . .a mystery several hundred years old. . .and danger, make this Elizabeth Peters's best book!" -- -- San Francisco Examiner
"This author never fails to entertain." -- -- Cleaveland Plain Dealer
About the Author
Elizabeth Peters earned her Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Chicago's famed Oriental Institute. Peters was named Grand Master at the inaugural Anthony Awards in 1986 and Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America at the Edgar Awards in 1998. In 2003, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Malice Domestic Convention. She lives in a historic farmhouse in western Maryland.