As Lily farewells William, knowing she will join him soon in Rome, in rushes her newly found cousin, wildly accusing William of the theft of the carving and attempted murder. Is William guilty? Has his love for her been an elaborate lie?
Lily realises that the truth about William, and about her family, can only be uncovered by travelling to one of the world's most beautiful and menacing cities - Naples.
There she discovers family secrets that will make her journey back to William more dangerous than she could ever have imagined.