Sarah Wisseman’s latest novel, Catacomb, leads the reader beneath the streets of ancient Rome on a suspenseful search for priceless art objects hidden from the Nazis during World War II. Dr. Wisseman’s extensive archaeological experience produces vivid and accurate descriptions as clues in a recovered diary guide her characters deeper into murky subterranean tunnels filled with danger and intrigue. Catacomb lures armchair archaeologists and mystery fans alike down into those dank spaces with chilling reality.
Author of the Sidney Marsh Murder Mystery Series
Sarah Wisseman is a retired archaeologist. Her experience working on excavations and in museums inspired two contemporary series, the Lisa Donahue Archaeological Mysteries and the Flora Garibaldi Art History Mysteries. Her settings are places where she has lived or traveled (Israel, Italy, Egypt, Massachusetts, and Illinois) and her favorite museum used to be housed in a creepy old attic at the University of Illinois.