Again, I’m not a big fan of historical fiction, but obviously it’s growing on me as this is the 2nd one I’ve read this year. I have been trying to read this since its release. It was definitely worth the wait. This was hard to read at times. The pain and fear the characters experienced was palpable. Angelo and Eva are fighting a losing battle while enduring extremely traumatic experiences. But through it all they have each other. Watching Eva and Angelo’s relationship morph was a beautiful experience. Angelo was so loving and protective when it came to Eva. Eva was strong and realistic in her thinking. I loved them and their story. But the action, suspense, and setting is what did it for me. I was on edge the entire time I was reading. I was terrified every time I turned the page. I loved experiencing Rome, Florence, and the Vatican through these characters’ eyes. This was an inspiring heartfelt story, but the angst almost killed me. A definite must read.