All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 27

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 27 Maria blushed to the roots of her hair. “I…uh, thought it was out of respect. I don’t believe…” “The Council of Ten’s agents are very thorough, Signora. And since that first incid…

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 27 Maria blushed to the roots of her hair. “I…uh, thought it was out of respect. I don’t believe…” “The Council of Ten’s agents are very thorough, Signora. And since that first incident, … Continue reading

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 26

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 26 Chapter 14 Venice Maria had had enough of Venice. She had loved it, once. It had been all she’d known. She could have imagined no greater, better place. And now she was … Continue reading →

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 26 Chapter 14 Venice Maria had had enough of Venice. She had loved it, once. It had been all she’d known. She could have imagined no greater, better place. And now she was … Continue reading

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 25

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 25 Carlo Sforza’s use of heavy cannon was well-known. What was not well known–Sforza and indeed Francisco Turner hoped–was that the artillery was successful because it was substantially better t…

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 25 Carlo Sforza’s use of heavy cannon was well-known. What was not well known–Sforza and indeed Francisco Turner hoped–was that the artillery was successful because it was substantially better than that owned by … Continue reading

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 24

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 24 One thing did gall her, though: Milan had forgotten her. She had been shown respect as a customer… up to a point. But the tradespeople had demanded money, before the shears cut … Continue reading →

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 24 One thing did gall her, though: Milan had forgotten her. She had been shown respect as a customer… up to a point. But the tradespeople had demanded money, before the shears cut … Continue reading

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 23

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 23 Chapter 12 Rimini Duke Umberto Da Corregio of Parma had not yet managed to outstay his welcome with Count Andrea Malatesta. He was trying, though. It was, however, a case of him … Continue reading →

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 23 Chapter 12 Rimini Duke Umberto Da Corregio of Parma had not yet managed to outstay his welcome with Count Andrea Malatesta. He was trying, though. It was, however, a case of him … Continue reading

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 22

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 22 Chapter 11 Venice Marco had received a message from Brother Mascoli that some of water-people wished to see him. By now even Venice’s spies accepted that he spent time in the poor … Continue readin…

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 22 Chapter 11 Venice Marco had received a message from Brother Mascoli that some of water-people wished to see him. By now even Venice’s spies accepted that he spent time in the poor … Continue reading

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 21

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 21 He was in for a long afternoon, and then night. But by just after dawn the next day he began to feel he would not lose the second patient. She was still … Continue reading →

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 21 He was in for a long afternoon, and then night. But by just after dawn the next day he began to feel he would not lose the second patient. She was still … Continue reading

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 20

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 20 Still, he went through with the charade of being ignored by Cosimo, so that the spies of various other states could gleefully report that Sforza’s emissary was being given the cold shoulder. … Cont…

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 20 Still, he went through with the charade of being ignored by Cosimo, so that the spies of various other states could gleefully report that Sforza’s emissary was being given the cold shoulder. … Continue reading

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 20

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 20 Still, he went through with the charade of being ignored by Cosimo, so that the spies of various other states could gleefully report that Sforza’s emissary was being given the cold shoulder. … Cont…

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 20 Still, he went through with the charade of being ignored by Cosimo, so that the spies of various other states could gleefully report that Sforza’s emissary was being given the cold shoulder. … Continue reading

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 19

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All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 19 Chapter 10 Florence, Tuscany Francisco had been–as was his habit–observant and taking mental notes during his journey to Florence. The first observation was that this principality had become rich p…

All The Plagues Of Hell – Snippet 19 Chapter 10 Florence, Tuscany Francisco had been–as was his habit–observant and taking mental notes during his journey to Florence. The first observation was that this principality had become rich pickings under the … Continue reading