City of Vengeance by DV Bishop

Set in 1500's Florence, City Of Vengeance is the first in a series about Cesare Aldo, an officer for the city's criminal court, in a capacity similar to a detective or policeman. When a Jewish moneylender that he has a connection to turns up murdered, the pressure is on to solve the case and find …

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The Jinn and The Sword by Robert Truss Peacock and Sara Lawrence Cook

Subtitled, "A tale of mystery, suspense and romance in the 16th century court of Suleyman the Magnificent", this book is the self-published work and long time dream of a brother and sister writing team. The story was an idea that the siblings thought of during their younger years, 40 years ago, and have nurtured til …

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Six Tudor Queens: Katharine Of Aragon, The True Queen by Alison Weir

There's something about Henry VIII and his wives that is endlessly fascinating. I've read a few different books about him, his wives, and also his children, most especially Elizabeth I. One of the best historians of the period, and one of the most easily accessible, is Alison Weir. Her works on the period are incredibly …

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