Voice Of The Falconer by David BlixtVoice Of The Falconer by David Blixt

Voice Of The Falconer

byDavid Blixt

Paperback | December 8, 2015

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Italy, 1325. Eight years after the tumultuous events of THE MASTER OF VERONA, Pietro Alaghieri is living in exile in Ravenna, enduring the loss of his famous father while secretly raising Cesco, bastard heir to Verona's prince, Cangrande della Scala. But when word of Cangrande's death reaches him, Pietro must race back to Verona to prevent Cesco's rivals from usurping his rightful place. But young Cesco is determined not to be anyone's pawn. Willful and brilliant, he defies even the stars. And far behind the scenes is a mastermind pulling the strings, one who stands to lose - or gain - the most.

Born from Shakespeare's Italian plays, this novel explores the danger, deceit, and deviltry of early Renaissance Italy, and the terrible choices one must make just to stay alive.

David Blixt's work is consistently described as "intricate," "taut," and "breathtaking." A writer of Historical Fiction, his novels span the Roman Empire (the COLOSSUS series, his play EVE OF IDES) to early Renaissance Italy (the STAR-CROSS'D series) up through the Elizabethan era (his delightful espionage comedy HER MAJESTY'S WILL, st...
Title:Voice Of The FalconerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:514 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1.15 inPublished:December 8, 2015Publisher:Sordelet InkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1944540024

ISBN - 13:9781944540029

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Table of Contents

Dramatis PersonaeMapsInductionPrologueACT I - Vex Not His GhostACT II - From Beyond the GraveACT III - Heir ApparentACT IV - Towering in Pride of PlaceACT V - Prisoner in Twisted GyvesEpiloguePostscript

Editorial Reviews

"David Blixt is one of the masters of historical fiction. Dramatic, vivid, superbly researched, VOICE OF THE FALCONER captures Renaissance Italy in all its heady glamour and lethal intrigue. This is a novel to savor - and then read again!" - C.W. GORTNER, The Queen's Vow and The Tudor Conspiracy"David Blixt is a man of many talents--an actor, director, author. In his hands, history comes to bright, blazing life." - SHARON KAY PENMAN, The Sunne In Splendour and Lionheart