The Flanders Panel
Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Margaret Jull Costa
Publisher: Mariner Books
Release Date: June 07, 2004
While restoring a 15th-century painting which depicts a chess game between the Duke of Flanders and his knight, Julia, a young art expert, discovers a hidden inscription in the corner: Quis Necavit Equitem. Translation: Who killed the knight? Breaking the silence of five centuries, Julia's hunt for a Renaissance murderer leads her into a modern-day game of sin, betrayal, and death.