This new instalment in Maurizio de Giovanni's bestselling "Bastards of Pizzofalcone" series unfolds during the crisp beginning of April in contemporary Naples.
A baby is left abandoned beside a dumpster. A young Ukrainian maid fights torrents of greed and frustration with the world around her. Small animals begin to disappear off the streets. The task of solving these mysteries is entrusted to a team of policemen in which few believe: the Bastards of Pizzofalcone.
De Giovanni is one of Europe's most renowned and versatile mystery writers. His award-winning and bestselling novels, all of which take place in Naples, engage readers in gripping tales of Europe's most fabled, atmospheric, dangerous, and lustful city.