Sunday, March 3, 2013

Fornarina Affair - Ellis Drake Blog Tour

The Fornarina Affair

A recent art history graduate, Ana Moreno is thrilled when one of her former professors invites her to Rome to research a newly discovered painting by Raphael. But how does making an appointment to see a piece of art lead to murder? That's what Ana wonders when she discovers the dead body of a curator in the famous Borghese Gallery.
Between glittering balls, sunny Rome, the archives of the Vatican, and romantic Florence, Ana not only has to solve the mystery of Raphael's greatest love affair, but also a murder--or she may never make it out of Rome alive.

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First thoughts after....

I would like more at the ending about the characters futures especially if this is a stand alone.  I know I always want more but that's a compliment.

How distracted did I get??
The Fornarina Affair was a fun quick read.  I won't have a long review because it's a little shorter in length.  Ana is on the trip of a lifetime.  She's determined and smart.  The story kept me guessing through most of the book.  There are mysterious handsome men that keep you wanting more.  I give The Fornarina Affair........
4 Baskets

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  1. I think Aspen House sounds really good, thank you for introducing an author I haven't heard of :)