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By Mary Donnarumma Sharnick

ISBN-10: 1611792053

ISBN-13: 9781611792058

Venice, July, 1613: A suspicious drowning within the Lagoon and a perilous attack on a bridge shatter the desires of Captain Lorenzo Contarini and his fiancée, los angeles Signorina Caterina Zanchi, contributors of 2 noble Venetian households. whereas Caterina’s serious accidents banish her from society, her mom and dad eliminate their different daughter, Leonora, from the convent to turn into Lorenzo’s hasty spouse. Lorenzo’s research into his half-sister’s demise compels him to accuse his maternal aunt, the Abbess of San Zaccaria, of homicide. The ruthless Abbess deflects consciousness from herself by means of demonizing Leonora’s fellow nun and lover, Suor Serafina, in addition to individuals of her family. She is ably assisted through the scary and implacable place of work of the Inquisition. the next public trial brings jointly all of Venice and assessments familial, spiritual, sexual, and political alliances. previous secrets and techniques are printed to an avid crowd looking merciless leisure, forcing all current to wonder whether it truly is attainable to find the whole fact. immediately comforted through the ceaseless lap and sway of the enclosed Lagoon and threatened by means of the effective cruelty of the Republic, these whose story this can be stay and breathe in an ever-shifting international of bigotry and prejudice. Venice isn't rather what it seems.

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