In David Hewson's The Villa of Mysteries, the 2nd installment in the Nic Costa series, this was another fantastic mystery set in Italy. Nic Costa joined forces with Teresa Lupo, a forensic pathologist, to investigate the disappearance of a teenage girl at the carabineri . When they looked into the missing girl's family, including her seductive mother, they've noticed the resemblance of a similar case of another missing girl who's mummified corpse had just been discovered by Nic and Teresa, when it was a race against time and encounter nasty mobsters to save another life.
This was a fantastic mystery for the Nic Costa series. I cared about Nic and Teresa and the missing teenage girl, too. These characters were so real and authentic to take you right there at the crime scenes. I loved the rich Italian settings for the background all over Rome and the locations in Italy. This would make you hold your breath and want to bite your tongue in a few scenes. Great drama, excellent suspense and intrigue, and lots of action and mystery along the way.
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