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Blog Tour - The Fortune Keeper by Deborah Swift, December 5th - December 16th 2022 #HistoricalFiction #BlogTour #CoffeePotBookClub @swiftstory

 


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The Fortune Keeper
By Deborah Swift


December 5th - December 16th 2022

Publication Date: 24th November 2022
Publisher: Quire Books
Page Length: 412 Pages
Genre: Historical Fiction 

Count your nights by stars, not shadows ~ Italian Proverb

Winter in Renaissance Venice

Mia Caiozzi is determined to discover her destiny by studying the science of astronomy. But her stepmother Giulia forbids her to engage in this occupation, fearing it will lead her into danger. The ideas of Galileo are banned by the Inquisition, so Mia must study in secret.

Giulia's real name is Giulia Tofana, renowned for her poison Aqua Tofana, and she is in hiding from the Duke de Verdi's family who are intent on revenge for the death of their brother. Giulia insists Mia should live quietly out of public view. If not, it could threaten them all. But Mia doesn't understand this, and rebels against Giulia, determined to go her own way.

When the two secret lives collide, it has far-reaching and fatal consequences that will change Mia's life forever.

Set amongst opulent palazzos and shimmering canals, The Fortune Keeper is the third novel of adventure and romance based on the life and legend of Giulia Tofana, the famous poisoner.

Trigger Warnings:
Murder and violence in keeping with the era.

Praise 

'Her characters are so real they linger in the mind long after the book is back on the shelf'
Historical Novel Society


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Deborah Swift 


Deborah Swift is a USA TODAY bestselling author who is passionate about the past. Deborah used to be a costume designer for the BBC, before becoming a writer. Now she lives in an old English school house in a village full of 17th Century houses, near the glorious Lake District. She divides her time between writing and teaching. After taking a Masters Degree in Creative Writing, she enjoys mentoring aspiring novelists and has an award-winning historical fiction blog at her website www.deborahswift.com 

Deborah loves to write about how extraordinary events in history have transformed the lives of ordinary people, and how the events of the past can live on in her books and still resonate today. 

Recent books include The Poison Keeper, about the Renaissance poisoner Giulia Tofana, which was a winner of the Wishing Shelf Readers Award, and a Coffee Pot Book Club Gold Medal, and The Cipher Room set in WW2 and due for publication by Harper Collins next Spring.

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Tour Schedule 



December 5th
Judith Arnopp’s Official Blog
The Historical Fiction Company

December 6th
Let Your Words Shine…
Archaeolibrarian

December 7th
Paul Walker’s Official Blog
The Whispering Bookworm

December 8th 
Brook’s Journal
Anna Belfrage’s - Stolen Moments

December 9th
Wendy J Dunn’s Official Blog
The Historical Fiction Blog

December 12th
Elizabeth St. John’s Official Blog
Linnea Tanner’s Official Blog

December 13th
The Writing Desk
MJ Porter’s Official Blog

December 14th
Ruins & Reading
Eclectic Ramblings of Author Heather Osborne

December 15th
Crowvus Book Blog
B for BookReview

December 16th
When Angels Fly
CelticLady’s Reviews







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