Bianca: Silk Merchant's Daughters Series, Book 1
Renaissance Florence comes to passionate life in a vivid new historical romance series by 'legendary'* New York Times bestselling author Bertrice Small. Florentine silk merchant Giovanni Pietro d'Angelo and his wife want nothing more than to marry their daughters to wealthy men of distinction. But when their son's dangerous indiscretion implicates him in a tragic accident, it is their eldest daughter who must pay the price. Blackmailed by the powerful and debauched Sebastiano Rovere, the Pietro d'Angelos must give beautiful Bianca in marriage to Rovere to buy his silence. With the aid of her mother, Bianca flees her dark, cruel union, seeking shelter in a seaside villa. It is the shocking murder of her husband that allows her to find the possibility of love at last. But Florentine society would never approve of the man she's chosen- Prince Amir, grandson of Memhet the Conqueror. Two passionate lovers . . . two different cultures . . . two worlds determined to keep them apart . . . Praise for Bertrice Small 'Nobody does it quite like Bertrice Small.' The Romance Reader 'Rich in historical detail.' Booklist 'A historical romance stalwart.' Publishers Weekly * Romance Reviews Today
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|Grouping Author||small bertrice|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-07-16 23:07:43PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-07-15 23:45:33PM|
|detailed_location_catalog||Goodlettsville - Adult Fiction|
New York Times bestselling author Bertrice Small begins a captivating quartet of novels in this "Renaissance romance fraught with conflicting family dynamics and ruthless dangers!...The plotting is spellbinding"(Fresh Fiction).
Florentine silk merchant Giovanni Pietro d'Angelo and his wife want nothing more than to marry their daughters to wealthy men of distinction. But when their son is implicated in a tragic accident, it is their eldest daughter, Bianca, who must pay the price—by marrying the powerful and debauched Sebastiano Rovere in exchange for his silence.
Bianca flees the cruel union and seeks shelter in a seaside villa where she discovers the possibility of love at last. But Florentine society will never approve of the man she's chosen: Prince Amir, grandson of Mehmet the Conqueror.
Two passionate lovers. Two different worlds determined to keep them apart.
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000396661|Book|Books||English|New American Library,|c2012.|419 p. ; 23 cm., overdrive:048248fb-2704-45d4-a39a-c352cb83e774|eBook|eBook||English|Penguin Publishing Group|2012||
|series||Silk merchant's daughters|
|series_with_volume||Silk merchant's daughters|1|
|subject_facet||Florence (Italy) -- History -- 1421-1737 -- Fiction, Historical fiction, American, Love stories, American, Princes -- Fiction|
|title_full||Bianca / Bertrice Small, Bianca Silk Merchant's Daughters Series, Book 1|
|title_sub||Silk Merchant's Daughters Series, Book 1|
|topic_facet||Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, American, History, Love stories, American, Princes, Romance|