It is Renaissance Florence: Alessandra, the daughter of the powerful Lorenzo Medici, sits for her portrait - a wedding gift for the man her father is forcing her to marry.
It is Florence, in 2005: Maria is on holiday visiting relatives when her father discovers an old painting.
A portrait of a girl dressed in white. And the more he looks at it the more obsessed he becomes...From the moment Maria's father buys the mysterious painting, her family suffers a catalogue of disasters.
Maria is convinced the painting is cursed - but how does she put a stop to it?
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 03/05/2007
- Category: Thrillers (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9780571231775