The past hides unspeakable horrors. And their memory, very often, comes back to torment us in the present … and leaves us no escape.
Romania, Cluji, nowadays. A little girl kills His Eminence Adrian Marescu, severing his jugular with a bite. Then it arises spontaneously. Following the thorny case, professor Lucrezia Ortensi, child psychiatrist, is called from Italy. The solution to the riddle is buried in a past linked to Nazism and its fascination for esoteric occultism and in the gloomy rooms of the ’Castle’, a clinic in the Carpathians where experiments were conducted on children, to transform them into perfect death machines.
Matteo Favaro, born in 1978, unmarried, with a degree in applied mathematics and economics, a lover of travel, an eternal source of inspiration for his manuscripts, grew up with Lovecraft and the first generation Stephen King.