Pre-order by October 31,
2017 and you’ll receive:

-Access to exclusive behind-the-scenes research: videos, images, & commentary about Venice in the 16th century
-An e-book edition of The Painter’s Apprentice delivered to your e-reader in advance of publication
-Special pre-order pricing (it will go back up to regular retail price on November 1)
-A free copy of my Venetian short story, “Bridge of Sighs,” delivered to your e-reader
-A chance to win signed hardback copies of The Painter’s Apprentice and The Gondola Maker

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About the book:

Would you rather sacrifice your livelihood, your lover, or your life? When the Black Death comes knocking on your door, you’d better decide quickly.

Venice, 1510. Maria Bartolini wants nothing more than to carry on her father’s legacy as a master gilder. Instead, her father has sent her away from the only home she’s ever known to train as an apprentice to Master Trevisan, a renowned painter.

When the painter’s servants uncover the real reason why Maria has been sent away, they threaten to reveal a secret that could tear down her family and the future of their trade. She is forced to buy the servants’ silence, but as their greed steadily grows, Maria resorts to more desperate measures. She questions whether her heart’s desire is worth risking her family, her trade, and her future, but Maria’s sacrifices may amount to nothing if the plague arrives on her father’s doorstep before she is able to get back home.

From the author of the award-winning The Gondola Maker comes a rich tale of Renaissance Venice, a heroine with a lust for life, and love against all odds.

Book One of the Venetian Artisans series

Buy The Painter’s Apprentice today to transport yourself to the vibrant and dangerous world of 16th-century Venice.

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