Sunday, November 13, 2011

Upcoming 2012 Historical Fiction Release! The King's Agent by Donna Russo Morin

Publish Date: March 1st 2012
Format: Paperback 368pp

Synopsis (From the Publisher):
"To the casual observer, Battista della Paglia is an avid art collector, or perhaps a nimble thief. In reality, the cunning Italian is an agent for François, the King of France, for whom he procures the greatest masterpieces of the day by any means necessary. Embroiled in a power struggle with Charles V, the King of Spain, François resolves to rule Europe's burgeoning cultural world. When he sets his sights on a mysterious sculpture, Battista's search for the elusive objet d'art leads him to a captivating woman on a mission of her own. . . 
Having spent her life under the controlling eye of her protector, the Marquess of Mantua, Aurelia longs for freedom. And she finds it in Battista. Together, they embark on a journey to find the clues that will lead him to the sculpture-- a venture so perilous it might have spilled from the pen of Dante himself. From the smoldering depths of Rome to a castle in the sky, the harrowing quest draws them inextricably together. But Aurelia guards a dark secret that could tear them apart--and change the course of history. . ."

Copyright © 2011 Svea Love. All Rights Reserved.


Staci said...

My copy showed up the other excited to read it!

Diane said...

Most lovely cover. Sounds like a great read! :O)

Anne said...

I got a copy too! I am very excited to read it, it looks great.