From the book jacket: The snow is
falling in Rome - in the heart of the city, under the Pantheon's great dome, a
woman's body lies on the marble floor, carefully positioned with a gruesome
carving on her back....this horrific murder hurtles Rome's police force into a collision
with U.S. agents and a secret that has festered for fifteen years, now
unraveling in the world's most enigmatic city.
When Detective Nic Costa arrives at the scene, he is unprepared for what he finds, or for the ambush that leaves his only witness vanished into the night. The dead woman was American. Within hours, U.S. agents descend with a take-no-prisoners style and a shocking story to tell: the killer has struck before, in monuments all over the world, leaving the same cryptic message carved onto the bodies of the victims.
But one agent, beautiful, blond Emily Deacon, has yet ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
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