Author(s): Michelle Lovric
A ravishing love story featuring an 18th-century Venetian nun turned spy and the London world of quack doctors.
For Carnevale: 'Of all the fictional lives of 2002, none is so covetable as that of Cecilia Cornaro' THE TIMES For The Floating Book: 'Breathtaking' MARLENA DE BLASI, author of A Thousand Days in Venice For The VB of Xmas: 'Inside you will find everything that is both magical and miserable about Christmas' Kathryn Hughes, MAIL ON SUNDAY
Michelle Lovric is the author of two previous novels for Virago and she compiles bestselling anthologies for clients such as Past Times and the British Museum. She divides her time between her converted wharf on the Thames and a palazzo on the Grand Canal in Venice.