29th out of 40 books — 2 voters
by Ellen L. Ekstrom (Goodreads Author)
In the autumn of 1327, Florence, in the heart of Tuscany, is a small town of wool merchants, bankers and artisans rising to prominence in international trade and politics, supplanting the ancient noble families living in the town and in the countryside. The feudal life is dying, and Francesco Guidi, count of Romena, will not go quietly. Francesco’s constant battle for cont...more
ebook, 281 pages
Published August 26th 2009 by ireadiwrite Publishing
(first published January 1st 2004)
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Ellen's picture of medieval times and characters is so apt and absorbing that her work should not be filtered through any genre-category, except "first rate period fiction" or "be sure to take with you on vacation" or "keep handy for that roaring fire moment".
Ellen L. Ekstrom writes within the genres of literary fiction, romance and historical fiction. She is a deacon in the Episcopal Church, Diocese of California, whose ministry concentrates on social justice issues and historical theology. To support her family and frenetic lifestyle, she works as a legal secretary.More about Ellen L. Ekstrom...