The Angel of Soriano – Book Review

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The Angel of Soriano¬†is a historical romance set in Renaissance Italy, populated by a fascinating cast of characters including the infamous Cesare Borgia, who plays a major part as a villain in the book. Loosely basing the book on an old story of a woman who saved the Italian town of Soriano from invasion in the fifteenth century, Stella Marie Alden has crafted a compelling tale of love triumphing against all the odds.¬†The oft-strained relationships between Rome and the Papal States, as well as the relationships with the royal court of Spain, is touched on in intriguing little snippets, showing how decisions made by old men at the seats of power had consequences on even the smallest parts of people’s lives.
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