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Author Kalogridis, Jeanne author.

Title The Inquisitor's wife : a novel of Renaissance Spain / Jeanne Kalogridis.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Hastings Branch Fiction    FIC KALOGRIDIS,J    Available
Edition First Edition.
Description 366 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes reading group questions.
Summary "1481 Seville: The Inquisition makes its first appearance in Spain. Its target: conversos, Christians of Jewish descent--specifically those who practice Judaism secretly in their homes. The penalty for 'crypto-Judaism': Burning at the stake. Marisol Garcia, a young conversa, is hurriedly wed to Gabriel, a civil lawyer working for the Inquisition, in hopes that he will protect her. But she still yearns for the childhood love who abandoned her four years earlier, and she's shocked when he reappears suddenly at her wedding. When her father is arrested and tortured, Marisol finds herself caught between her love for him and her desire to save the lives of her people. After becoming a favorite of the ruthless Queen Isabella, Marisol discovers a dangerous secret about her former lover, Antonio, and finds herself trapped in a life-threatening web of intrigue. As the Inquisition's snares tighten around her, Marisol's love for Antonio and loyalty to her Jewish family is tested as never before"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject Inquisition -- Spain -- History -- Fiction.
Renaissance -- Spain -- Fiction.
Nobility -- Spain -- Fiction.
Betrothal -- Spain -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Romantic suspense fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780312675462 trade pbk.
0312675461 trade pbk.

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