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Y a fierce love she wed Casanova in secret But his shocking betrayal inspired her to commit an act that would mark her forever Now twenty years later on the island of Murano the woman in possession of Caterina’s most devastating secret has appeared with a reuest she cannot refuse to take in a noble born girl whose scandalous love affair resembles. RATING 45CASANOVA S SECRET WIFE by Barbara Lynn Davis is a beautifully written evocative tale of love desire and loss Transported back in time the rich beauty of Venice comes alive through the characters that will capture your heart and a story that will stay with you long after you finish reading the final sentence When Caterina finds herself obliged to help a young girl Leda who finds herself pregnant and alone it stirs up memories from her own past that seems so long ago As Caterina becomes closer to Leda she starts to open up about her own love affair when she was but a girl Through letters and her own memories we become embroiled in the passion and desire that Giacomo Casanova fired up inside of her And as the tale progresses we understand that this is one romance that will never have the traditional happy ending The characters are well developed and intriguing and my heart ached for Caterina who loved to linger in her memories With descriptive settings that will take your breath away and a historical plot that will hold you entranced CASANOVA S SECRET WIFE by Barbara Lynn Davis is the perfect read for historical fans worldwide I voluntarily reviewed this book from the Publisher The Forgotten Memoir of John Knox up memories from her own past that seems so long ago As Caterina becomes closer to Leda she starts to open The Illusionists up about her own love affair when she was but a girl Through letters and her own memories we become embroiled in the passion and desire that Giacomo Casanova fired Planet of the Bugs up inside of her And as the tale progresses we Fishes of the Open Ocean understand that this is one romance that will never have the traditional happy ending The characters are well developed and intriguing and my heart ached for Caterina who loved to linger in her memories With descriptive settings that will take your breath away and a historical plot that will hold you entranced CASANOVA S SECRET WIFE by Barbara Lynn Davis is the perfect read for historical fans worldwide I voluntarily reviewed this book from the Publisher

Summary Casanova's Secret Wife

Casanova's Secret Wife

Set in eighteenth century Venice and based on an actual account by Giacomo Casanova here is a lush tale of desire and risk offering a little known portrait of the writer as a young man Caterina Capreta was an innocent girl of fourteen when she caught the attention of the world’s most infamous chronicler of seduction Giacomo Casanova Intoxicated b. The books blurb really intrigued me and I was uite looking forward to reading this book I have to admit that despite recognizing Casanova s name and his reputation did I not know much about the man himself than he has written books about his female conuests With that in mind did I set out to read this book Which when I look back probably made me a bit cynical when it came to his courtship of Caterina Capreta Actually with a bit I mean uite a lotYes I had a hard time taking their romance serious because I kept on waiting for Caterina to realize that Casanova is a cad Now I don t say that he didn t love her it was easy to see looking back and see that his love burned brightly for a short moment until he moved on to the next woman The problem is for the woman or in this case the girl was it not that easy to move on I came to like very much the grown up Caterina who is looking back to her history with Casanova while taking care of a young girl that was in the same situation as Caterina was in 20 years ago She didn t have an easy life was very sheltered and then Casanova showed up and swept her off her feet It s understandable that this fourteen year old girl would fall head over heel in love with him Now it may be hard to read a love story with a girl so young with an older man but I never had a problem with that since one has to see to the context of the story Although I have to admit that she now and then seemed much older than fourteen but back then girls at that age probably were mature than today s teenagersCasanova s Secret Wife is a book that I m glad to have read Yes I had a hard time with the romance part because I pretty much knew that this would not end good but the writing is good and I loved that Barbara Lynn Davis added towards the end some notes about Casanova books and the mentions of woman that could be Caterina Capreta I always like knowing about a real life person after reading a book I want to thank the publisher for providing me with a free copy through NetGalley for an honest review Out of Bounds (Boundaries, uite looking forward to reading this book I have to admit that despite recognizing Casanova s name and his reputation did I not know much about the man himself than he has written books about his female conuests With that in mind did I set out to read this book Which when I look back probably made me a bit cynical when it came to his courtship of Caterina Capreta Actually with a bit I mean Grass, Sky, Song uite a lotYes I had a hard time taking their romance serious because I kept on waiting for Caterina to realize that Casanova is a cad Now I don t say that he didn t love her it was easy to see looking back and see that his love burned brightly for a short moment Otter Chaos! (Otter Chaos until he moved on to the next woman The problem is for the woman or in this case the girl was it not that easy to move on I came to like very much the grown The Illusionists up Caterina who is looking back to her history with Casanova while taking care of a young girl that was in the same situation as Caterina was in 20 years ago She didn t have an easy life was very sheltered and then Casanova showed O Último Testamento (Maggie Costello, up and swept her off her feet It s One for My Baby understandable that this fourteen year old girl would fall head over heel in love with him Now it may be hard to read a love story with a girl so young with an older man but I never had a problem with that since one has to see to the context of the story Although I have to admit that she now and then seemed much older than fourteen but back then girls at that age probably were mature than today s teenagersCasanova s Secret Wife is a book that I m glad to have read Yes I had a hard time with the romance part because I pretty much knew that this would not end good but the writing is good and I loved that Barbara Lynn Davis added towards the end some notes about Casanova books and the mentions of woman that could be Caterina Capreta I always like knowing about a real life person after reading a book I want to thank the publisher for providing me with a free copy through NetGalley for an honest review

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Her own But the girl’s presence stirs up unwelcome memories of Caterina’s turbulent past Tested like never before she reveals the story of the man she will never forget Bringing to life a fascinating chapter in the history of Venice Casanova’s Secret Wife is a tour de force that charts one woman’s journey through love and loss to redemptio. I won this book via Goodreads Firstreads Giveaway I received an advanced uncorrected proof


10 thoughts on “Casanova's Secret Wife

  1. says:

    The books blurb really intrigued me and I was uite looking forward to reading this book I have to admit that despite recognizing Casanova's name and his reputation did I not know much about the man himself than he has written books about his female conuests With that in mind did I set out to read this book Which when I look back pro

  2. says:

    Giacomo Casanova 1725 1798 tried to be a preacher musician and writer but what he left behind is the legacy of the greatest lover or rather conueror of hearts His biography written by him is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th centuryThis story alternates between 1753 when Caterina Capreta is 14 and 1774 when she is a married woman The year 1753 when she is in conv

  3. says:

    I wouldn't consider this much of a romance novel as I would one of women's fiction The write up and cover are very misleading

  4. says:

    Casanova's Secret Wife is the story of Caterina who when we meet her in the book is a married woman who goes to a convent when she summoned by an old friend This friend wants her to take in a young pregnant woman who unmarried and at

  5. says:

    I am a sucker when it comes to books taking place in Italy rich in culture and history it's my ultimate vacation destination I have been to a couple cities there but never Venice or the island of Murano As my blog subtitle states 'reading gives you someplace to go when you have to stay where you are' which is exactly what Casanova's Secret

  6. says:

    RATING 45CASANOVA'S SECRET WIFE by Barbara Lynn Davis is a beautifully written evocative tale of love desire and loss Transported back in time the rich beauty of Venice comes alive through the characters that will capture your heart and a story that will stay with you long after you finish reading the final sentence When C

  7. says:

    A compelling unusual story that beautifully evokes 18th century venice a wonderful example of meticulous historical research blended with imaginative fictional invention to recreate the life of the 14 year old girl who loved

  8. says:

    35 starsAlmost everything I knew about Casanova before reading this was from Heath Ledger’s movie So not much I did know he has written books about his conuestsKnowing that I was somewhat cynical about the romance between Caterina and Casano

  9. says:

    I won this book via Goodreads Firstreads Giveaway I received an advanced uncorrected proof

  10. says:

    Casanova is the world’s most famous lover Casanova’s Secret Wife tells the story of Caterina Capreta the woman who loved him At the beuests of the abbess Caterina takes in Leda a noblewoman who had been caught in a scandal As soon as Caterina meets Leda she realizes how her story was similar to her own She then tells Leda the story of h

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