Julia Giardano’s father tells her she’s a witch, but before he can reveal the family secret behind her magical powers, he’s murdered in cold blood. Armed with only three clues from her father’s final hours, Julia leaves her California hometown to seek out her ancient inheritance on the shores of the Mediterranean. Along her quest, Julia teams up with a handsome Russian parapsychologist. Together, they explore her budding psychic talents—and their forbidden attraction. As they travel closer to her ancestral Tuscan village and the mighty relic hidden at its heart, her father’s murderer follows in close pursuit.
With time running out, Julia must fulfill her legacy before the killer claims another victim—and the immortality he craves.
The Gardens is the first book in the riveting Witches of Tuscany supernatural suspense series. If you like magical, mystical romance, mysterious paranormal realms, lush international settings, you’ll love Alexis Masters’ romantic visionary thriller.