"The New York Times Book Review" Skillfully plotted and engagingly written.
In the autumn of 1997 Jack Chambers is summoned to Chicago to act as the executor of his estranged father's will, Tim Chambers had deserted his wife when Jack was only five years old and had gone to live a rich and flamboyant life in America. In Chicago Jack meets his beautiful half sister Louise and begins to discover the secrets of his father's extraordinary lifestyle and beliefs. The more that Jack learns about his father the more he realizes that although he was enigmatic and fascinating, he was not a good man. Why did so many of the young people with whom Tim Chambers surrounded himself seem to die or disappear? Was there any truth in his belief in the existence of the illusive colour of Indigo and of its magical powers? As Jack attempts to carry out the provisions of the will, he travels to Rome where he is drawn into a new and terrifying world, one which proves to be extremely dangerous.