Sweet fragrance of forbidden fruit tempts with a promise of deceit awakening forces of a dark nature.
The plane was bound for Rome and the plan was to return to Italy to search for works of art. It was a plan to locate certain missing paintings and smuggle them to the US. To this day, there are many works of art that are unaccounted for, buried in old villas of Rome and in summer houses.
History recorded their existence for a brief moment and then they vanished.
Gordon Jeffries knew as much as anyone about the history of missing paintings. He was consumed with theories of their whereabouts. His plan to find specific works of art was to be an adventure - a puzzle to be solved that promised intrigue and a battle of wits. The game to be played was an obsession to
possess that laid claim to his furtive quest.