Gabriella has never spent a summer in Italy like this one. Remaining
means giving up all she’s known and loved—and leaving means forfeiting what
she’s come to know—and love itself.
Most American teenagers want a vacation in Italy, but the
Bentarrini sisters have spent every summer of their lives with their parents,
famed Etruscan scholars, among the romantic hills. Gabi and Lia are stuck among
the rubble of medieval castles in rural Tuscany on yet another hot, boring, and
dusty archeological site—until Gabi places her hand atop a handprint in an
ancient tomb and finds herself in fourteenth-century Italy. And worse yet, she
finds herself in the middle of a fierce battle between knights of two opposing
And thus she comes to be rescued by the knight-prince
Marcello Falassi, who takes her back to his father’s castle—a castle Gabi has
seen in ruins in another life. Suddenly Gabi’s summer in Italy is much, much
more interesting. But what do you do when your knight in shining armor lives,
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