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.
On Sale: July 25, 2017
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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 by
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 request she cannot refuse: to take in a
noble-born girl whose scandalous love affair resembles
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
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