A thrilling psychological detective story which combines life in small Portuguese villages, the art of painting and crime in a surprising way.
Rafael, a Finnish painter, disappears from a Portuguese beach. The clues lead to the sea. Shortly after the disappearance, the body of an old man washes up on shore.
Detective Rui Santos notices that the painter’s wife Pia is very passionate about her husband’s career as an artist. Soon after that, Pia mysteriously disappears. But why don’t the residents of the small fishing village seem to have noticed a thing?
Rui Santos has to dig deep into Rafael’s paintings in order to solve the case.
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“With a sharp eye, Patrakka cleverly observes Portuguese society and their way of life.”– Uusimaa newspaper
Anu Patrakka is a Finnish writer who moved to Portugal and left the Finnish corporate world behind. She lives on a farm near Porto with her husband.