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Title The light in the ruins : a novel / Chris Bohjalian.
Author Bohjalian, Chris, 1960-
Summary "1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen-year-old Cristina spends her days swimming in the pool, playing with her young niece and nephew, and wandering aimlessly amid the estate's gardens and olive groves. But when two soldiers, a German and an Italian, arrive at the villa asking to see an ancient Etruscan burial site, the Rosatis' bucolic tranquility is shattered. A young German lieutenant begins to court Cristina, the Nazis descend upon the estate demanding hospitality, and what was once was their sanctuary becomes their prison. 1955: Serafina Bettini, an investigator with the Florence police department, has her own demons. A beautiful woman, Serafina carefully hides her scars along with her haunting memories of the war. But when she is assigned to a gruesome new case-- a serial killer targeting the Rosatis, murdering the remnants of the family one-by-one in cold blood-- Serafina finds herself digging into a past that involves both the victims and her own tragic history" -- from publisher's web site.
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 Castlewood Fiction  BOHJALIAN  DUE 12-26-14
 Koelbel Fiction  BOHJALIAN  ON SHELF
 Koelbel Fiction  BOHJALIAN  DUE 01-04-15
 Koelbel Fiction  BOHJALIAN  ON SHELF
 May Fiction  BOHJALIAN  DUE 12-23-14
 Sheridan Fiction  BOHJALIAN  DUE 01-02-15
 Smoky Hill Fiction  BOHJALIAN  DUE 01-04-15
 Southglenn Fiction  BOHJALIAN  ON SHELF

Publisher New York : Doubleday, [2013], 2013.
Edition First edition.
Description 309 pages ; 24 cm.
DESCRIPT text rdacontent.
unmediated rdamedia.
volume rdacarrier.
Subject Murderers -- Fiction.
Nobility -- Italy -- Fiction.
Mystery fiction.
ISBN 9780385534819
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