The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak

The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak

The Winter Palace (Catherine 1) by Eva Stachniak When Vavara, a young orphaned Polish girl, is brought to serve at Empress Elizabeth’s glittering, dangerous court in St Petersburg, she is schooled by the Chancellor himself in skills from lock-picking to love-making, learning above all else to stay silent – and listen. Soon, she is Elizabeth’s […]

The Courtesan’s Lover by Gabrielle Kimm

The Courtesan’s Lover by Gabrielle Kimm

The Courtesan’s Lover by Gabrielle Kimm Francesca Felizzi, former mistress of the Duke of Ferrara, is now an aspiring courtesan. Astonishingly beautiful and ambitious, she revels in the power she wields over men. But when she is visited by an inexperienced young man, it becomes horribly clear to Francesca that despite her many admiring patrons, […]