By Kai Meyer
Menschen, die sich in Tiere verwandeln. Blutfehden zwischen Mafiaclans. Die verbotene Liebe zu Alessandro ... Rosa braucht dringend Abstand zu den Ereignissen auf Sizilien. Auf den Spuren ihres alten Lebens reist sie zurück nach long island. Aber auch dort kommt sie nicht zur Ruhe. Die mächtigen Stellvertreter der amerikanischen Clans erwarten sie bereits. Dann stößt Rosa auf beunruhigende information über ihre Vergangenheit. Und über ihren toten Vater. Aber warum spielt dabei immer wieder Alessandro eine Rolle? In Rosa keimt ein schrecklicher Verdacht ...
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Arkadien, Band 2: Arkadien brennt by Kai Meyer