Venice, 1734. When Tito is replaced in the lead role by a visiting star, the singer spends his time investigating the murder of the theater’s roguish scene painter. Aided by Englishman Gussie Rumbolt, Tito matches wits with the masked leader of a secret society best on destroying Venice’s Jewish community.
(95,000 words; e-book $6.99 USD, paperback $14.99 USD)
Reviews of Painted Veil
“Not only is Beverle Graves Myers’ Painted Veil a well-crafted mystery, but it also provides a vivid picture of the world of Venice opera in 1734.” —Melissa E. Barth, Magill Book Reviews
“Ms. Myers writes fast-paced, atmospheric stories full of memorable characters: compelling, lose-yourself-in-this-one reading.” —Kim Malo, My Shelf