Soaring, fascinating… this book has it all.
Historical fiction can be a hard juggling act–how to make the story historically accurate, especially in this case since the people are real people, and how to keep the tale interesting. Ms. Perinot did just that. She kept my attention and made me want to know more about this wild group of people.
The writing flowed well and kept me on the edge of my seat. I didn’t put the book down or wander away at any time. I had to know what would happen next and what decisions Margot would make next.
Margot is a tough cookie, despite the circumstances she ends up in. The Medicis family is well known as a ruthless bunch of people.I could relate to her coming of age story, Margot’s that is. She’s trying to find her way and figure out who she is despite a family that wants to use her. Talk about a tough life! The secondary characters are well written and vibrant as well.
I’m glad I picked up this novel. Good reading!
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