In this book two young children, Bo and Prosper, travel to the magical city of Venice to escape their mean and cruel aunt. In their travels they meet a band of runaway children and their mysterious leader, "The Theif Lord". Little do they know that they are being trailed by a highly trained detective hired by their aunt, and that their leader is not who they think him to be. The magical twist at the end of the story will catch you by surprise and will really make you think. Come in to your local Lake Villa Library to read this book for your self!!