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❮EPUB❯ ❀ The Malice of Fortune ✻ Author Michael Ennis – Animal-fiction.co Against a teeming canvas of Borgia politics Niccolò Machiavelli and Leonardo da Vinci come together to unmask an enigmatic serial killer as we learn the secret history behind one of the most controvAgainst a teeming canvas of Borgia politics Niccolò Machiavelli and Leonardo da Vinci come together to unmask an enigmatic serial killer as we learn the secret history behind one of the most controversial works in the western canon The PrinceWhen Pope Alexander dispatches a Vatican courtesan Damiata to the remote fortress city of Imola to learn the truth behind the murder of Juan his most beloved illegitimate son she cannot fail for the scheming Borgia pope.

Holds her own young son hostage Once there Damiata becomes a pawn in the political intrigues of the pope’s surviving son the charismatic Duke Valentino whose own life is threatened by the condottieri a powerful cabal of mercenary warlords Damiata suspects that the killer she seeks is one of the brutal condottierri and as the murders multiply her uest grows urgent She enlists the help of an obscure Florentine diplomat Niccolò Machiavelli and Valentino’s.

malice free fortune pdf The Malice free The Malice of Fortune EpubHolds her own young son hostage Once there Damiata becomes a pawn in the political intrigues of the pope’s surviving son the charismatic Duke Valentino whose own life is threatened by the condottieri a powerful cabal of mercenary warlords Damiata suspects that the killer she seeks is one of the brutal condottierri and as the murders multiply her uest grows urgent She enlists the help of an obscure Florentine diplomat Niccolò Machiavelli and Valentino’s.

10 thoughts on “The Malice of Fortune

  1. Jon Jon says:

    Kindle Michael Ennis ¶ The Malice of Fortune PDF/EPUB ¶ The Malice PDF/EPUB ¶ malice free, fortune pdf, The Malice free, The Malice of Fortune EpubI had very high hopes for this book set in early 16th century Italy based with careful attention to detail on actual events and involving Machiavelli and Leonardo da Vinci as detectives solving a murder A fascinating preface a good map a list of dramatis personae and a recognition that despite the religious orthodoxy of the time the po


  2. Cynthia Cynthia says:

    Kindle Michael Ennis ¶ The Malice of Fortune PDF/EPUB ¶ The Malice PDF/EPUB ¶ malice free, fortune pdf, The Malice free, The Malice of Fortune EpubThis isn't a horrible; in fact the premise caught my attention It has many famous characters such as Cesare Borgia Rodrigo the pope's middle son who was a cardinal and after his brother Juan was killed Cesare was released from the church as he'd been wanting to be and took over Juan's duties as head of Rodrigo's army Niccolo Machaivelli and Leonardo Da Vinci I hated the characterization Da Vinci making him into almost a caricature of what some people consider homosexual behavior That was the only part that really grated;


  3. Megan Baxter Megan Baxter says:

    Kindle Michael Ennis ¶ The Malice of Fortune PDF/EPUB ¶ The Malice PDF/EPUB ¶ malice free, fortune pdf, The Malice free, The Malice of Fortune EpubWhen I started reading this my first reaction was that this seemed to be a literate Da Vinci Code In a historical setting rather than the present and with da Vinci as an actual character rather than the architect of the puzzle Still people being killed in a theatrical manner and left in patterns for the pursuers to solve? It does sound a bit familiar does it not?Note The rest of this review has been withdrawn due to the changes in Goodreads policy and enforcement You can read why I came to this decision hereIn the meantime you can read the entire review at Smorgasbook


  4. Doubleday Books Doubleday Books says:

    Kindle Michael Ennis ¶ The Malice of Fortune PDF/EPUB ¶ The Malice PDF/EPUB ¶ malice free, fortune pdf, The Malice free, The Malice of Fortune Epub“With its vivid well defined array of characters The Malice of Fortune captures the glorious and gritty details of Renaissance Italy in a propulsive story Ennis has achieved a great accomplishment historical fiction that places us right into the characters' present” —Matthew Pearl author of The Monster of Florence and The Technologists“The Malice of Fortune is than a thriller it's a tender love story a grim exploration of the nature of human evil and an immersive tour of Renaissance Italy as courageous perceptive young Niccolo Machiavelli fights for his life against ruthless Borgia factions A novel written with gusto panache and intellectual rigor” —Lyndsay Faye author of Gods of Gotham and Dust and ShadowsA true masterpiece Michael Ennis has


  5. Ed Ed says:

    Kindle Michael Ennis ¶ The Malice of Fortune PDF/EPUB ¶ The Malice PDF/EPUB ¶ malice free, fortune pdf, The Malice free, The Malice of Fortune EpubThis review proves the adage never say never I never thought I would give a 1 star review First I respect authors and feel that the only thing diff


  6. David David says:

    Kindle Michael Ennis ¶ The Malice of Fortune PDF/EPUB ¶ The Malice PDF/EPUB ¶ malice free, fortune pdf, The Malice free, The Malice of Fortune EpubAnnoying is the best way I can sum up my characterization of this book based on how I felt when I was reading it annoyed I won't add to the reviews already posted that gave it one or two stars but I will say that this is one of the VERY few books I have ever abandoned mid read I uit on page 100 or so and i will echo the sentiments already expressed in many of these reviews The constant intrusion of Italian words with no definition and often not


  7. Linda (Miss Greedybooks) Linda (Miss Greedybooks) says:

    Kindle Michael Ennis ¶ The Malice of Fortune PDF/EPUB ¶ The Malice PDF/EPUB ¶ malice free, fortune pdf, The Malice free, The Malice of Fortune EpubFantastic cast of characters Borgias da Vinci Machiavelli now I must get The Prince out of storage and read it Machiavellian today is arguably the most misunderstood and dangerously misused adjective in the popular lexicon I did not know about much of the history of Malice but what I watched on HBO's The Borgias so interesting I have read some Borgia books but why did I not know The Prince was modeled on Duke Valentino Cesare Borgia?MustFindOutMore


  8. Jason Golomb Jason Golomb says:

    Kindle Michael Ennis ¶ The Malice of Fortune PDF/EPUB ¶ The Malice PDF/EPUB ¶ malice free, fortune pdf, The Malice free, The Malice of Fortune EpubMichael Ennis has woven an elaborate Renaissance tapestry with his novel Malice of Fortune He's embedded a good old fashioned murder mystery within a tale of corrupt priests and mercilessly unrepentant Italian warlords who live in a world struggling to actualize and


  9. Laura Laura says:

    Kindle Michael Ennis ¶ The Malice of Fortune PDF/EPUB ¶ The Malice PDF/EPUB ¶ malice free, fortune pdf, The Malice free, The Malice of Fortune EpubI almost gave this a 1 but then again I finished it The story has great possibilities Damiata a courtesan and mistress to the illegitimate son of Pope Alexander a Borgia teams up with Niccolo Machiavelli and Leonardo da Vinci to identify the murderer of Juan of Gandia said illegitimate son The first third of the book told in Damiata's voice is pretty compelling lots of sex and violence but she's good at heart so a sympathetic character with an interesting back story Then she decides she's going to die she doesn't and turns the story over to Machiavelli whose narration turns the whole thing into a dull wordy mess 250 pages of it in spite of a pretty good story line The line is that the bad guy in the story was the inspiration for The Prince Whate


  10. Barbara Burd Barbara Burd says:

    Kindle Michael Ennis ¶ The Malice of Fortune PDF/EPUB ¶ The Malice PDF/EPUB ¶ malice free, fortune pdf, The Malice free, The Malice of Fortune EpubThis is an interesting book rich in history as Ennis weaves together the lives of Niccollo Macchiavelli Leonardo da Vinci Duke Valentino and a mysterious woman named Damiata Constructing a story about how Macchiavellia came to write The Prince formed the basis of Ennis' premise While something of a fantasy the book is well researched as Ennis portrays the contrasting cultures that exist during the brutal regime of the Borgias and then establi


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