The Africa Series
“Strange Gods is an absorbing historical novel, one set in an exotic location that provides a colorful and textured backdrop to the action. The beauty of the area and the inherent dangers of living there are brought to life in a realistic manner. The romantic relationship that is developing between Justin and Vera is touching, tender and poignant. The murder mystery storyline is an intriguing one, with credible suspects and no obvious culprit. A strong, solid start to this series."
South American Stories
“Alfieri effortlessly recreates 17th-century Peru in her impressive debut... The author nicely balances action and deduction in a mystery that works as a political thriller as well as a historical whodunit"
- Publishers Weekly
“In this nail-biting debut thriller…, an intriguing era in Latin American history comes alive under Alfieri's sure hand. Highly recommended."
- Library Journal
“As both history and mystery City of Silver glitters." (Read full review)
- Washington Post
“(Alfieri's) excellent historical mystery has...heartache and sorrow, but it also has romance and humor...The mystery is the icing on an already delicious cake....people with whom I fell in love...Invisible Country is a mystery that will nearly impossible to forget."
“With a spectacular cast of characters who cover the wide spectrum of Argentine politics in the Perón era, Annamaria Alfieri fashions a sly mystery around the most intriguing figure of them all, Eva. Alluring and sophisticated, with enough twists and turns to bring readers into nearly every corner of Buenos Aires, Blood Tango is a single-sitting read, full of startling revelations and clever plotting"
- Manuel Muñoz, PEN/O. Henry and Whiting Writers' Award-winning author of What You See in the Dark