Best-selling author James Becker first introduced Det. Sgt. Chris Bronson and antiques expert Angela Lewis in his explosive hit The First Apostle, which was hailed as a “jaw-dropping thriller” (Publishers Weekly). Here Bronson and Lewis return to uncover a centuries-old mystery. Touring a graveyard while on holiday in Venice, the two discover a desecrated tomb with a mutilated female skeleton inside. But why was the woman put to rest in such a state? And what secrets were buried with her?