Alex Pellier is a curator for the Cluny Museum in Paris,
and she's very devoted and passionate about her job. Alex
dreams of finding a medieval tapestry, the seventh in a
series, and completing the museum's The Lady and the
Unicorn series. With the help of Jake, an old and dear
friend, she embarks on her journey of discovery.
Jake and Alex knew each other years ago when they were both
students in Paris. Unhappy with his life in Montana, Jake
quit his teaching position, cashed in his retirement and
came to Paris to resume his passion for painting. Alex, who
lost her husband in a tragic accident, is raising her young
daughter with the help of her mother. Are the threads of
their rekindled relationship strong enough to survive the
mistakes of the past?
This debut novel by Kelly Jones is a haunting and
breathtaking story. It's rich in history and detail.
Colorful characters weave in and out, creating many
patterns to the mystery. Will the final design reveal a
In her quest to discover a medieval treasure, curator Alex
Pellier visits a convent in Lyon, but its storehouse of
items dating back to the thirteenth century turns up
little. Then, Alex discovers a centuries-old poem and
sketches. These suggest to her that there may be a seventh,
yet undiscovered tapestry in the world-renowned Lady and
the Unicorn series.
Now a journey of mystery begins that could lead Alex to a
career-making find--and to the man she thought she had lost