The second Jana Mativa investigation set in Slovakia Jana and Sofia were best friends in school. Sofia suffered a brutal crime at the hands of a Communist Party bigwig, whom Jana vowed to bring to justice someday. Jana is w a commander in the Slovak police force, and Sofia is a member of parliament, engaged in a scandalous affair with a married fellow MP. One day, Jana walks into her living room to find an ermous diamond dangling from the ceiling. Who has left her this gift, and what does it mean? The answer will lead her across Europe to the center of a deadly conspiracy in which Sophia has become hopelessly entangled.
Michael Genelin is a graduate of UCLA and UCLA Law School. He has served as a consultant for the US State Department and USAID in Central Europe, Africa, Asia, and Haiti, and he is the author of the Jana Matinova series.