THE MYSTERY OF ITALY’S MOST CONTROVERSIAL PAINTER: CARAVAGGIO.
Illuminates with sensitivity the dark portrait of one of the world’s most influential artists.–Daily Mail
A superb tale of intrigue and wrong doing in Renaissance Italy–It’s a Crime! blog
1605: Caravaggio, the most celebrated artist in Rome, falls for low-born Lena and paints her as his Madonna. Society is outraged. Caravaggio is forced into a duel – and kills a well-connected street tough. Under sentence of death he flees. Before he can return to Lena, he disappears…Get the UK edition.
MOZART’S LAST ARIA
The wait for a successor to Amadeus is over
It’s 1791 and Wolfgang Mozart is Vienna’s brightest star. But six weeks after he tells his wife that he has been poisoned, the great composer is dead, amid rumors of infidelity, bankruptcy and murder. As his sister Nannerl looks closer, she finds traces of something sinister: a Masonic secret that may be connected to Wolfgang’s death. As she listens to his bewitching last opera, The Magic Flute, she realizes the arias might contain more than just music.
The first three Omar Yussef novels are available in a UK omnibus ebook edition: