- More reading about #pirates.Two new review books from the lovely guys at @penswordbooks. Very much looking forward to reading "The Pope's Army"!#Savonarola twins in #Ferrara#Ferrara, the birthplace of #Savonarola. This statue looms in a piazza named after him.Book post is the best post. Got this massive pile from the amazing people at Pen and Sword to review! Cannot WAIT to get stuck in. Expect a whole bunch of reviews on the blog SOON!Orange trees at the Castello Estensi #Ferrara
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Love is no game for women; the price is far too high. England 1585. Bess Stoughton, waiting woman to the well-connected Lady Allingbourne, has discovered that her father is arranging for her to marry an elderly neighbour. Normally obedient Bess … Continue reading
Il Magnifico, Lorenzo de’ Medici, is dead, and his now-exiled son, Piero, has brought ruin upon Florence. War and famine have tarnished and dulled the glittering city. Yet, the glory that is Renaissance artistry grows more magnificent, as does the … Continue reading
I remember the first time I came across Savonarola properly. Although I’d read his name in passing I hadn’t really paid all that much attention to him. But, to my sins, I was watching Showtime’s The Borgias when I first really started … Continue reading
In anticipation of the release of my next book “Girolamo Savonarola: The Renaissance Preacher”, MadeGlobal publishing have released a brief and unique book on the friendship between Giovanni Pico della Mirandola and Girolamo Savonarola (written by me). And best of … Continue reading
I am VERY pleased to announce that my second book, about the fanatical Girolamo Savonarola, will be coming SOON! Watch this space for more details on the upcoming release from MadeGlobal publishing.