Walking on Sunshine

Jeanne Kalogridis – The Borgia Bride – 2010/TBR

The Back of the Book: Incest.  Poison.  Betrayal.  Three Wedding presents for the Borgia Bride.

Italy 1492.

So begins the Borgia reign of terror.  No one is immune.  Rome is a hotbed of accusation and conspiracy.  Every day, the River Tiber is full of new bodies.

Sancha de Aragon arrives in Rome newly wed to Pope Alexander VI’s youngest son, Jofre.  But Rome is very different to Sancha’s beloved Naples.

The debauchery of the Borgia inner circle is notorious.  Lucrezia Borgia, is spiteful towards her at first, but gradually the two young women develop a cautious friendship.

But when Sancha falls in love with Cesare Borgia, her husband’s enigmatic older brother, she will discover how bizarre and internecine are the family’s true ties …

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