The secrets of the past are treacherous…and irresistible.
A Renaissance-era female artist and an American scholar. Linked by a centuries-old mystery…
2016: Scholar Zari seizes the chance to return to Europe as a consultant for an art dealer. Overwhelmed by her job, she has little time to hunt for clues about Mira. But when art experts embrace a theory that Mira's paintings are the work of a famous man, Zari must act. Racing against time, she travels to a windswept corner of Spain. What she discovers there solves the puzzle of Mira forever—and unlocks the secrets of Zari's own past.
1505: Pregnant and reunited with the love of her life, artist Mira survives a harrowing journey to the city of her dreams. But Bayonne is nothing like she imagined. Navigating a dangerous world ruled by merchants and bishops, she struggles to reignite her painting career. When an old enemy rises from the shadows, Mira's life is thrown into chaos all over again—and she is faced with a shattering decision.
A thrilling tale of obsession, mystery, and intrigue, this mesmerizing saga will stay with you long after you read the last page.
"Luxuriantly detailed...addictive to the extreme." — The Coffee Pot Book Club
"I thoroughly enjoyed A Place in the World. The plot keeps the reader turning pages anxious to learn what happens next. The settings are beautifully drawn. I highly recommend all three books in the series for art and history lovers and anyone who wants a well-written, thoughtfully-crafted book." — Deborah Swift, author of Entertaining Mr. Pepys
"In this last book, Maroney brings Mira and Zari's adventure to a satisfying close. Like the first two books, A Girl from Oto and Mira's Way, A Place in the World is fast-paced and the writing seems effortless. Maroney's Miramonde series is storytelling at its best." — Rose City Reader Reviews