Set in the fog of a northern Italian winter, The Salati Case introduces Casta, a detective with a hard-boiled exterior and a soft centre.
Tobias Jones studied at Jesus College, Oxford. He was on the staff of the London Review of Books and the Independent on Sunday before moving to Parma in 1999. Since the publication of The Dark Heart of Italy he has written and presented two TV series for Rai 3: Ricchi d'Italia and Cervelli d'Italia. His second book, Utopian Dreams, was published in 2007.