The Venitian Lionesses
Mireille CalmelHistorical fiction Novel
VENICE, APRIL 1627.
When three masked men arrive to kidnap her father, a printer, the young Lucia barely escapes a gunshot.
What do they want from Don Carlo, her father? Lucia is not one to give in.
Are they hiding the truth? She will track him down, taking any risk to find him.
She can only count on two allies: an old weapons master and a sublime courtesan, Isabella, whose birth secret is linked to hers. Lucia, however, will quickly discover that some pasts should never be uncovered.
The beginning of a haunting story of two women who join forces to discover a provocative secret linked to a mysterious engraving…