“Well-composed . . . the author’s meticulous attention to personal detail yields compelling historical character sketches.”

Kirkus Reviews on Lucia


ISBN: 9781400095117

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In 1787, the beautiful Lucia is married off to Alvise Mocenigo, scion of one of the most powerful Venetian families. But their life as a golden couple will be suddenly transformed when Venice falls to Bonaparte. We witness Lucia’s painful series of miscarriages and the pressure on her to produce an heir