1497, Renaissance Rome: As the teenage daughter of Pope Alexander VI, Lucrezia Borgia is a young noblewoman immersed in all the glamor of the Vatican Palace. Yet after a brutal killing shocks the city, Lucrezia learns that a dark truth lies beneath the surface of the Papal Court - in their ruthless quest for power, her father and brother are willing to poison their enemies. After discovering that her new husband is next to die, Lucrezia struggles to help him escape from Rome before the assassins strike.
"Boring Borgias is the Better Titlefor this Book"
1953, England: In a turbulent time of wars, famine, and religious persecution, Christopher Marlowe struggles to balance his life as England's most popular playwright with his duties as a government spy. Suddenly, when he falls under suspicion of atheism, a capital crime, Marlowe fears his many powerful enemies have launched a conspiracy to have him executed... With only a few days to clear his name, he quickly enlists the aid of a young William Shakespeare - one of the few friends he can still trust.
"Not for Lovers of Marlowe"