Special Agent Ana Greyaintense, unpredictable, brilliantareturns in an electrifying new novel of suspense. Even on leave from the FBI, Ana canat kick old habits: when she witnesses a drive-by shooting at an Italian restaurant in London, she helps the injured and gives testimony to the police. Still, it comes as a shock when, soon after, the Bureau contacts heranot because they want her to investigate the shooting, but because they want her to investigate the half sister she never knew she had, Cecilia, who lives in Siena and is married to Nicosa, a coffee mogul with some suspicious connections. Settling into their home under false pretenses is the least of the complications Ana encounters. The entire city of Siena is gearing up for its legendary horse race, the Palioathe dazzling annual culmination of ancient rivalries between the cityas many wards. But when her nephew is stabbed and her sister goes missing, Ana understands with painful clarity that thereas more than a horse race at stake here. And for Ana herself, it will mean an almost impossible choice between duty and family. From the Hardcover edition.If Sterling is trying to make it right after hiding Falassi from me, this isna#39;t cutting it. I want no part of ... One of the speakers is Nicoli Nicosa: aThe government can no longer silence what cannot be silenced, aquot; he says into the cameras. aWe have aanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Knopf - 2011-06-21|