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She will try to find out if her servants are still at the castle, and take them home with her.

I would give the book 3. Did I mention she was beautiful? I like historical books with romance and true versions of history mixed in. But Bertrice Small, or her God love an old-school Renaissance-era romance novel! To view it, click here. She weaves a tale of love, betrayal and history with such vivid imagery. She is the moving force behind her husband’s duchy defense. Francesca was the perfect second story after Bianca.

But she gets lots in the forest quite soon, and the howling wolves scare her very much. Devoted reader I have been reading Me Snail’s books for years. Another good story from Bertrice Small. Even though Terrono Boscoso is only a small country between French and Italy, it has some strategic importance. Rafaello and Francesca wed, have florid sex, decide that they dig each other, and begin to work on fulfilling their duty of producing an heir while facing invaders from France. I usually don’t read romance novels however I love the concept being very romantic at heart.


Francesca A fantasy story worthy of a Disney movie. The book spent more time on the Duchy instead of Francesca and Rafaello. See all books by Bertrice Small.

He offers to give his next oldest daughter, Francesca, more latitude in choosing a husband than her sister had. Therefore the duchy was threatened by the French and nearly absorbed into France.

The Frolic of the Beasts. Night of Camp David. Dec 20, Ashley rated it it was amazing. But the arrogant beauty has no desire to marry, and she drives every potential suitor away.

Francesca (Silk Merchant’s Daughters, book 2) by Bertrice Small

But to her big surprise, Carlos is now the one who refuses to take his price. When frncesca Duke of Terreno Boscoso sends word that he’s seeking a wife for his heir, Rafaello, Florentine silk merchant Giovanni Pietro d’Angelo and his wife encourage a meeting for their headstrong daughter Francesca. Until that last night, before they will close the inn for frqncesca and summer, and she will be free to return home. Back in town, Francesca learns that the next day is the day Rafaello will be married.


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The second half picked up and some parts were rather surprising but I did not like the ending. Jun 27, Gayle Pace rated it really liked it. The Shape of the Ruins. She frwncesca a woman who like Caterina Sforza will do bertfice and everything to protect her people and, in this case, her family and her son’s birthright.

Jul 01, Naksed rated it really liked it Shelves: The book was more a Historical read than romance.

Francesca: The Silk Merchant’s Daughters

The main character Francesca really got to me annoyed she was so stubborn. But the future remains uncertain for the runaway bride, who is still promised to another. Francesca’s flight into the woods lands berteice at the Duke’s winter hunting lodge where she poses “Cara”, a maid servant, until spring. Solutions popped up out of nowhere when they were needed to move things along.

The Silk Merchant’s Daughters 4 books.