The Borgia BrideBook - 2005
Coming to Rome to marry the heir to the Borgia dynasty, Sancha of Aragon soon finds herself caught up in the complex conspiracies, intrigues, and cruelty of the Italian Renaissance as she she enters into a cautious friendship with her sensual and infamous sister-in-law, Lucrezia, and falls victim to the ruthless seductions of Cesare. Reader's Guide available. Original. 75,000 first printing.
Vivacious Sancha of Aragon arrives in Rome newly wed to a member of the notorious Borgia dynasty. Surrounded by the city's opulence and political corruption, she befriends her glamorous and deceitful sister-in-law, Lucrezia, whose jealousy is as legendary as her beauty. Some say Lucrezia has poisoned her rivals, particularly those to whom her handsome brother, Cesare, has given his heart. So when Sancha falls under Cesare's irresistible spell, she must hide her secret or lose her life. Caught in the Borgias' sinister web, she summons her courage and uses her cunning to outwit them at their own game. Vividly interweaving historical detail with fiction, The Borgia Bride is a richly compelling tale of conspiracy, sexual intrigue, loyalty, and drama.
A dangerous seductress...
Her ruthless brother...
And the spirited and ambitious woman who comes between them.