(E–pub/Pdf) The Principessa AUTHOR Christie Dickason

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(E–pub/Pdf) The Principessa AUTHOR Christie Dickason

This is the story of the Principessa from the town of La Spada and the adversity she overcomes as she tries to avoid her father from killing her and her brother seizing the throne It is also about Francis uoynt Who travels from England as a firemaster on a secret mission to help the reigning Prince a mission he is told nothing about until he gets there This wa This book is the second in a series the first being The Firemaster s Daughter It is a great historical read and for anyone with an interest in ElizabethianJacobean England it gives great insite Christie Dickenson has thoroughly researched the eriod and brings her characters to life with every word Although this is a novel it feels like living history The reader has the Angels in Harmony pleasure of gaining knowledge of theeriod while still enjoying a good read I don t know why everyone compares Dickason unfavourably to Philippa Gregory Let s face it Gregory though I love her too has banged out some real dull reads in recent years with all the hallmarks of having been written hasti. Sumptuous glorious evocation of Jacobean London and Renaissance Italy from the acclaimed author of The Firemaster’s MistressRobert Cecil Secretary of State to James I has a Sketchy Behavior problem He owes a vast and secret debt to the Prince of La Spada who is dying and has called in the loan – and Cecil cannotay Even worse he has staked as security without royal authority the King's Great Pearl To Cecil's surprise the Prince will agre.

Ly to meet a Autumn Brides publisher s deadline as such Gregory is the victim of her own success I find Dickason s novels engaging entertaining and compulsive reading I literally devour them Yes I was a bit cross with the hero for not being able to keep it in hisants but I couldn t The Princess and the Three Knights put this novel down nonetheless This absorbing historical novel has the firemaster of James I of England as its hero and is a follow on from the novel The Firemaster s Mistress which I read and enjoyed a few years ago In this story the firemaster who is called Francis uoynt is sent as a spy to a small Italian state where he has to find a secret document that compromises the safety of King James s secretary of state Robert Cecil The task is complicated however by the madness of therince of La Spada and the beauty and cunning of his daughter Sofia the Principessa of the title A wonderful mix of history suspense adventure and romance I really enjoyed this book and would recommend both of them I had to get this one finished if only so I could get Nessun dorma. E to a hostage but he wants Cecil's firemaster Francis uoynt the best in his dangerous business Cecil immediately seizes the chance for uoynt also serves as his spyLa Spada is a wealthy beautiful Italian city state – the gateway of Europe Whoever controls the mountain asses of La Spada also controls the flow of intelligence and much of the trade from the Middle East As his mind disintegrates into fantastic obsessions the

SUMMARY The Principessa

Out of my head which I found myself humming every time I icked the book upSofia s rules for living remind me of Turandot She yearns to rule an Italian Sticky Church princedom but is hampered by a father who is dying of syphilis who has infected large numbers of hiseople a half brother who aspires to the throne simply because he s male and she s not and there are also lots of mysterious characters who we don t know if we can trust or notEnter from England Francis uoynt Forbidden Love Unchained pyrotechnician His job is ostensibly to send therince to heaven in a vehicle which does not rely on fire to Witches of the Deep South propel it so therince can bargain with God and try to save his soul spoiler alert His real reason for going is to find and destroy a bond which Robert Cecil the Secretary of State has entered into with the Metro 2033 (Universo Metro) prince in an uncharacteristic lapse of wisdomNeedless to say when Francis meets therincess Sofia all her rules are blown out of the windowI found this book a bit repetitive but it did keep me wondering till the last Christianity page how Sofia sroblems could be solved. Rince makes his treacherous illegitimate son his heir Which thwarts the deadly ambition of his daughter Sofia – the PrincipessaSofia is young seductive wily and recently widowed Already a blooded Run for Your Life (Michael Bennett, player ofolitics she could outdo Lucretia Borgia in the lethal game of survival Which she must now lay to save herself and her beloved state As unpredictable as gunpowder will she choose to seek Francis's heart or his life Or bo.

I started to write at the age of three long before I could spell Understandably I hid my poems and very short stories from my English professor father who could spell words like ‘desiccate’ and also insisted on correct grammar All the same he passed on to me his delight in books and words as well as his joy in pursuing intellectual curiosity Under his influence I learned to relish resear