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The Serpent and the Pearl free pdf One powerful family holds a city, a faith, and a woman in its grasp--from the national bestselling author of "Daughters of Rome" and "Mistress of Rome."
Rome, 1492. The Holy City is drenched with blood and teeming with secrets. A pope lies dying and the throne of God is left vacant, a prize awarded only to the most virtuous--or the most ruthless. The Borgia family begins its legendary rise, chronicled by an innocent girl who finds herself drawn into their dangerous web...
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.

About Kate Quinn

Kate Quinn is a native of Southern California . She attended Boston University, where she earned a bachelor's and master's degree in classical voice. A lifelong history buff, she's written three previous novels set in ancient Rome -- "Mistress of Rome," "Daughters of Rome," and" Empress of the Seven Hills" -- all of which have been translated into multiple languages. Kate lives in Maryland with her husband.

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Author : Kate Quinn
Publisher : Turtleback Books
Data Published : 06 August 2013
ISBN : 0606316159
EAN : 9780606316156
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 432 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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