“Yes, there are a lot of stories about my mother. I think you should meet her.” Her eyes dug into me. “Seriously. It’s very rare to have a dublura.”
A beautiful dark-haired girl was being photographed in a chic winter suit and outrageously stylish high heels, just a few feet from where we were standing at the rampart.
In the pharmacy, a woman turned to glance at us. When her eyes fell on me, she grew very excited and began talking rapidly, reaching out to take my hand.
Her eyes caught mine, glistening and full of excitement. She seemed to think I was someone important, and there I was, just a tourist in shorts and a sweaty pink shirt.
Previously in A Secret Grave, Nicole embarks on a journey to Sighisoara, Romania, to visit her cousins Eddie and Laura. It isn’t long before they realize that a strange woman is staring at Nicole.
The medieval citadel built in the 12th century by Saxon colonists is also the birthplace of Vlad III the Impaler, known to the world as Dracula.
The contractor and his crew dug it up with Ramona watching as the linoleum was rolled back, exposing wood planks and then the ordinary dirt underneath.
The tiny house had been used as a painter’s studio; it was located in the Austin area; it had a faded old blue door and stood beneath a scraggly grove of trees.
It had been awhile since I’d focused on the Gottlieb family history, and the only one I really knew anything about was Victor’s great grandfather, Meir.
This week, we will finally learn if Victor is buried under Nicole’s studio or if we’ve become victim to the wild ideas and accusations of a neurotic artist.