The Serpent and the Pearl

The Serpent and the Pearl

A Novel of the Borgias

Large Print - 2014
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Rome, 1492. Vivacious Giulia Farnese has floor-length golden hair and the world at her feet: beauty, wealth, and a handsome young husband. But she is stunned to discover that her glittering marriage is a sham, and she is to be given as a concubine to the ruthless, charismatic Cardinal Borgia: Spaniard, sensualist, candidate for Pope--and passionately in love with her. Two trusted companions will follow her into the Pope's shadowy harem: Leonello, a cynical bodyguard bent on bloody revenge against a mysterious killer, and Carmelina, a fiery cook with a past full of secrets. But as corruption thickens in the Vatican and the enemies begin to circle, Giulia and her friends will need all their wits to survive in the world of the Borgias.
Publisher: Waterville, ME :, Kennebec Large Print, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning,, 2014
Edition: Large print edition
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781410466099
1410466094
Branch Call Number: LPF QUI NVD
Characteristics: 645 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Serpent & the pearl

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