Before fleeing Mantua In 1500, Leonardo the painter hides his most astonishing secret.
During the last days of World War 2, William Scott, 14th Earl of Strathearn acquires a pastel sketch of a beautiful woman which is to lead his family into intrigue and death. The sketch has had a profound impact on the lives of everyone who became it’s temporary keeper. Years later, his son sets about discovering the secrets of the picture. His research takes us through Italy into Spain and France and through five hundred years of history.
A mystery story that runs forward through time with a high tech conclusion.