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[Reading] ➯ The Second Duchess ➷ Elizabeth Loupas – Yhgw.pro A rich compelling historical novel—and a mystery of royal intrigue In a city state known for magnificence where love affairs and conspiracies play out amidst brilliant painters poets and musicians tA rich compelling historical novel—and a mystery of royal intrigue In a city state known for magnificence where love affairs and conspiracies play out amidst brilliant painters poets and musicians the powerful and ambitious Alfonso d'Este duke of Ferrara takes a new bride Half of Europe is certain he murdered his first.

Wife Lucrezia the luminous child of the Medici But no one dares accuse him and no one has proof least of all his second duchess the far less beautiful but delightfully clever Barbara of Austria At first determined to ignore the rumors about her new husband Barbara embraces the pleasures of the Ferrarese court Yet wherever.

second ebok duchess book The Second download The Second Duchess EpubWife Lucrezia the luminous child of the Medici But no one dares accuse him and no one has proof least of all his second duchess the far less beautiful but delightfully clever Barbara of Austria At first determined to ignore the rumors about her new husband Barbara embraces the pleasures of the Ferrarese court Yet wherever.

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  1. Misfit Misfit says:

    Epub Elizabeth Loupas º The Second Duchess PDF/EPUB ï The Second MOBI º second ebok, duchess book, The Second download, The Second Duchess EpubBarbara of Austria is the second duchess of Alfonso II d'Este Duke of Ferrara his first duchess Lucrezia de' Medici having died mysteriously several years before Barbara may not be the great beauty that wife #1 was but she's got brains and breeding and goes into the marriage with her eyes wide open and accepts her lot in life Well sort of because she's soon hearing unsettling rumors that Lucrezia may have met an untimely end and Barbara decides to investigate for herself which is no easy task when one's every move is observed and reported back to one's husband No surprise but Barbara finds she's opened a bigger can of worms then she really wanted and she finds herself having a few too many close accidents Could it be Alfonso himself who did in Lucrezia and now has the same plans for her? One of his jealous sisters? Or his brother the Cardinal? OrI'm thinking you really don't want me to tell you do you? It's a lot fun to read it for yourself and see if you can guess I enjoyed th


  2. Michelle, the Bookshelf Stalker Queen of the Undead Michelle, the Bookshelf Stalker Queen of the Undead says:

    Epub Elizabeth Loupas º The Second Duchess PDF/EPUB ï The Second MOBI º second ebok, duchess book, The Second download, The Second Duchess EpubMe at the end of this book Absolutely loved it Fantastic Candidate for favorite book of 2011Me at the beginning of this book I don’t like Barbara I don’t get what is going onObviously I went through uite a transformation from the beginning of this book to the end Why am I telling you this? Because if you do decide to pick it up DO NOT SET IT BACK DOWN Seriously I’m so happy


  3. Parvathy Parvathy says:

    Epub Elizabeth Loupas º The Second Duchess PDF/EPUB ï The Second MOBI º second ebok, duchess book, The Second download, The Second Duchess EpubHistorical fiction seems to be my cup of tea now a days I am constantly on the hunt for books such as this one Now where should I start with this review Lets see now What did I expect when I started this book?? A murder mystery with some history lessonsGuess What??That is exactly what this book is Nothing nothing lessThe story begins with the wedding of Barbara of Austria to the Duke of Ferrara Far less beautiful and older than the first duchess of Ferrara Lucrezia De Medici Barbar


  4. Kate Quinn Kate Quinn says:

    Epub Elizabeth Loupas º The Second Duchess PDF/EPUB ï The Second MOBI º second ebok, duchess book, The Second download, The Second Duchess EpubShe had a heart too soon made glad Browning's immortal line from his poem The Last Duchess said by Renaissance Duke Alfonso of Este about his first wife Lucrezia whom he has murdered Elizabeth Loupas takes the poem and the history and spins a fabulous tale about Alfonso's second wife Barbara of Austria a plain but sharp witted girl who follows in the murdered Lucrezia's footsteps We know right away that Lucrezia was murdered since her ghost hangs around commenting on the fact unseen by all but the reader But who murdered her? Her husband the volatile and definitely dangerous Duke Alfonso or one of her many lovers? This uestion weighs on Barbara who begins to cautiously investigate her predecessor's death even as she also deals with her new position as Duchess of Ferrara and her attractive but frightening husband who may have murdered Lucrezia and might murder Barbara too if he finds out what she's getting up


  5. Dawn (& Ron) Dawn (& Ron) says:

    Epub Elizabeth Loupas º The Second Duchess PDF/EPUB ï The Second MOBI º second ebok, duchess book, The Second download, The Second Duchess Epub The Second Duchess came highly and very strongly recommended by several friends I normally try to approach each book with an open mind and open expectations I'm so glad I stuck with my normal routine of not looking at reviews beforehand I can't imagine how tough that might have made things Luckil


  6. Natasa Natasa says:

    Epub Elizabeth Loupas º The Second Duchess PDF/EPUB ï The Second MOBI º second ebok, duchess book, The Second download, The Second Duchess EpubThe historical descriptions were vivid I felt transported in time The writing is excellent and the characters well developed There were enough twists in the plot to keep it interesting and entertaining


  7. Rio (Lynne) Rio (Lynne) says:

    Epub Elizabeth Loupas º The Second Duchess PDF/EPUB ï The Second MOBI º second ebok, duchess book, The Second download, The Second Duchess Epub45 stars Wow First of all we historical fiction fans have a new author to follow Elizabeth Loupas has written a bright page turning full of life mystery with lots of detailed history Not many authors can hold my attention on every page the way she did Alfonso d' Este takes his second wife Barbara of Austria Barbara comes to Ferrara surrounded by gossip of Alfonso killing his first wife Lucrezia de Medici All we know is that Lucrezia did die suspiciously but we are not sure how The uniue twist in this book is Lucrezia's spirit watches Barbara's unwelcome arrival into Ferrara and her rollercoaster ride of a journey once she gets there Great story Great cover Loved the addition of the poem My Last Duchess at the end which is what inspired the book Move this book to the top of your To Read List


  8. Tara Chevrestt Tara Chevrestt says:

    Epub Elizabeth Loupas º The Second Duchess PDF/EPUB ï The Second MOBI º second ebok, duchess book, The Second download, The Second Duchess EpubThis is a tough review for me to write I'm still reeling from the ending Except for the Duke I loved this book It had just the right amount of mystery suspense lustiness descriptive details and historical tidbits to keep me thoroughly entertained The Duchess could have used just a bit fiestiness but she surprised me in the end Considering the precarious situation she was in I think she handled things very well She even spoke up to the Duke at one point and I literally cheered out loud for heruick summary Barbara is the Duchess In the beginning she is just marrying the


  9. Dija Dija says:

    Epub Elizabeth Loupas º The Second Duchess PDF/EPUB ï The Second MOBI º second ebok, duchess book, The Second download, The Second Duchess Epub The Second Duchess is entirely different from what I usually read; ergo I had no idea what to expect from this book Which is why it was surprising when it turned out to be an extremely interesting and thoroughly delightful read Barbara is an archduchess from Austria betrothed to the duke of Ferrara Said duke's first wife dies under very suspicious circumstances and everyone believes the duke to be the murderer Despite her misgivings Barbara is determined to be the ultimate wif


  10. Jemidar Jemidar says:

    Epub Elizabeth Loupas º The Second Duchess PDF/EPUB ï The Second MOBI º second ebok, duchess book, The Second download, The Second Duchess EpubReally a 45 star readSet in Renaissance Italy this book has it all mystery intrigue and a rich evocative atmosphere as well as wonderful historical detail It is well researched and well written with characters who are refreshingly different from what you so often find in currently popular historical fiction Very enjoyable and highly recommendedThe publishers have also done a great job graci


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