Fiorella de Maria was born in Italy of Maltese parents. She grew up in Wiltshire, England, and attended Cambridge, where she received a BA in English Literature and a Masters in Renaissance Literature, specializing in the English verse of Robert Southwell, SJ. She lives in Surrey with her husband and four children. A winner of the National Book Prize of Malta, she has published several novels with Ignatius Press.
K.V. Turley is a London-based writer, journalist, and filmmaker, plus a show host on podcast, radio, and television. His writing appears regularly in publications on both sides of the Atlantic. He is the UK correspondent for the National Catholic Register as well as a regular contributor to EWTN.
Hollywood, 1956. Journalist and war widow Evangeline Kilhooley is assigned to write a “star profile” of the fading actor Bela Lugosi, made famous by his role as Count Dracula. During a series of interviews, Lugosi draws Evi into his curious Eastern European background, gradually revealing the link between Old World… Read more »