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Author: Karen Brooks

ISBN: 9781864719437
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 642
Published: 1 June 2011
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.8 x 4.8
One look will steal your heart, but her touch will take your soul , , ,

La Serenissima - a beautiful but deadly city where corrupt aristocrats rule and everything, including love, has a price.

Tallow is anything but a simple candlemaker and when she has everything taken away from her - friends, family, hope - all she can do to survive is rely on the Maleovellis. Casting aside the safety of her disguise, she becomes cold-hearted Tarlo, female courtesan and the toast of those who, if they knew her secret, would destroy her.

But the intrigues of the Serenissian nobility are nothing against the larger forces moving within the world.

And Tallow's enemies have a hidden asset: the one thing they know she cannot possibly resist.

About the Author

Associate Professor Karen Brooks is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies at the University of Queensland and has a PhD in cultural studies. Renowned internationally for her work on popular culture, Karen is also a dynamic and award-winning teacher. She is a weekly columni...

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