Jan Merete Weiss grew up in the West Indies.
She studied art at the Massachusetts College of Art, pursuing painting, sculpture and writing. She taught at City University in NYC, and currently resides there. Her poetry has been published in various literary magazines.
May You Burn is her third novel.
In the Italian city of Naples, senior police officer Captain Natalia Monte is called to investigate the theft of a painting from the medieval Church of San Domenico Maggiore. No sooner is the investigation underway than the city is rocked by a much graver crime: the murder of a talented and much-loved female violinist, known across the city and beyond.