Cross My Heart

Cross My Heart

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Laura della Scala knows nothing beyond the convent walls which have trapped and bound her since she was twelve years old.

A single night will change her life.

She will soon learn the difference between an arranged marriage and true, reckless love.

Venice is a dangerous city. Intrigue, romance and power lie at its heart and secrets run through the blood of its rulers.

They call Laura 'La Muta'. The Silent One. She is about to break her silence . . .but at what cost?
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 17mm | 183g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141333928
  • 9780141333922
  • 707,169

Review quote

Kirkus Reviews, January 15, 2012: "Told in the first person, present tense from Laura's perspective and set amid glittering ballrooms and dark canals, this richly atmospheric thriller stars a bold heroine who tackles murder, betrayal and revenge with contemporary gusto. Enticing, exciting fare."VOYA, February 2012: "Determined to unravel the truth behind her sister's untimely death, the beautiful young heroine quickly discovers danger and intrigue involving arranged marriages, family feuds, political power plays, clandestine meetings, and a secret society of powerful women...The author is adept at portraying action scenes, and the story moves rapidly.""From the Hardcover edition."
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About Sasha Gould

Sasha Gould lived in Venice, Italy until she was nine years old, and went on to study fashion in London. Her favourite things are opera, ballet and romantic movies. She now lives in the Lake District with her cat, Tosca, and writes about the beautiful and mysterious city she knows and loves . . .
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Rating details

1,537 ratings
3.53 out of 5 stars
5 20% (303)
4 32% (485)
3 34% (525)
2 11% (172)
1 3% (52)
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