This page-turning novel unfolds against the backdrop of world events that shape the life of a prominent Vienna architect and his family. The gathering storm of World War II extinguishes the architect's flourishing career and his budding love affair with the wife of one of Vienna's prominent bankers when the Nazis seize power in Austria. As the architect flees his home, he barters his and his family's life for an old master's painting. This stunning tale of courage, passion and compassion weaves together a cast of unforgettable characters. The architect's granddaughter discovers the shocking truth about the missing old masters' painting called 'THE SELLING OF JOSEPH' and the unforgettable life story of her mother's tribulation and triumph. A shocking ending is looming ahead.