Exclusive! Love Note from William to Raven~ Florentine series by Sylvain Reynard

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We’re starting off our Valentines week celebration with a love note from William to Raven of the Florentine series by Sylvain Reynard, and I’m so excited to share it with you!

Ready…set…GO!

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Illustrated Temptations: My BBF’s from the past 3 months…

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WOW! It’s April 1 already? Where have the days gone?

Anyways, I just wanted to make sure you’re still with me on this…and there’s no fooling on this day.lol So, I’d like to do a random check on my boys for the first 3 months of 2015. 😉

Check them out…

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Tamie Reviews: The Raven by Sylvain Reynard

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Gabriel Series comes a dark, sensual tale of romance in a city shrouded in mystery…

Raven Wood spends her days at Florence’s Uffizi Gallery restoring fine works of Renaissance art. But an innocent walk home after an evening with friends changes her life forever. When she intervenes in the senseless beating of a homeless man, his attackers turn on her, dragging her into an alley. Raven is only semi-conscious when their assault is interrupted by a cacophony of growls followed by her attacker’s screams. Mercifully, she blacks out, but not before catching a glimpse of a shadowy figure who whispers to her…

Cassita vulneratus.

When Raven awakes, she is inexplicably changed. She returns to the Uffizi, but no one recognizes her and more disturbingly, she discovers that she’s been absent an entire week. With no recollection of the events leading up to her disappearance, Raven also learns that her absence coincides with one of the largest robberies in Uffizi history – the theft of a set of priceless Botticelli illustrations. When the baffled police force identifies her as its prime suspect, Raven is desperate to clear her name. She seeks out one of Florence’s wealthiest and elusive men in an attempt to uncover the truth about her disappearance. Their encounter leads Raven to a dark underworld whose inhabitants kill to keep their secrets…

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Katiebird Reviews: The Raven (The Florentine #1) by Sylvain Reynard

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The Raven (The Florentine #1) by Sylvain Reynard

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Gabriel series comes a dark, sensual tale of romance in a city shrouded in mystery . . .

Raven Wood spends her days at Florence’s Uffizi gallery restoring Renaissance art. But an innocent walk home after an evening with friends changes her life forever. When she intervenes in the senseless beating of a homeless man, his attackers turn on her, dragging her into an alley. Raven is only semiconscious when their assault is interrupted by a cacophony of growls followed by her attackers’ screams. Mercifully, she blacks out, but not before catching a glimpse of a shadowy figure who whispers to her . . .

Cassita vulneratus.

When Raven awakes, she is inexplicably changed. Upon returning to the Uffizi, no one recognizes her. More disturbingly, she discovers that she’s been absent an entire week. With no recollection of her disappearance, Raven learns that her absence coincides with one of the largest robberies in Uffizi history—the theft of a set of priceless Botticelli illustrations. When the police identify her as their prime suspect, Raven is desperate to clear her name. She seeks out one of Florence’s wealthiest and most elusive men in an attempt to uncover the truth. Their encounter leads Raven to a dark underworld whose inhabitants kill to keep their secrets …

***Spoiler alert regarding the identity of The Prince***

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Katiebird reviews The Prince by Sylvain Reynard

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The unveiling of a set of priceless illustrations of Dante’s Divine Comedy at the Uffizi Gallery exposes the unsuspecting Professor Gabriel Emerson and his beloved wife, Julianne, to a mysterious and dangerous enemy.

Unbeknownst to the Professor, the illustrations he secretly acquired years ago were stolen a century earlier from the ruler of Florence’s underworld. Now one of the most dangerous beings in Italy is determined to reclaim his prized artwork and exact revenge on the Emersons, but not before he uncovers something disturbing about Julianne …

Set in the city of Florence, “The Prince” is a prequel novella to “The Raven,” which is the first book in the new Florentine Series Trilogy by Sylvain Reynard.

“The Prince” can be read as a standalone but readers of The Gabriel Series may be curious about the connection between The Professor’s world and the dark, secret underworld of “The Prince.”

Fans of the Gabriel series will love this book for a number of reasons. It should be no surprise that everyone here at Bookish Temptations are big fans, so I was thrilled to get back to reading about one of our favorite couples…

 

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Cover Reveal: THE PRINCE by Sylvain Reynard!!!

Over the last three years we’ve featured a lot of things from Sylvain Reynard, and I still get really excited whenever we get to share something from him. From cover reveals to teasers, interviews, giveaways…I’ve pretty much done it all, and each time I feel the same enthusiasm that I did in the beginning.

I floved the cover from the minute I saw it, and I’ll tell you why after you check it out…

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Making Up For Monday: Most Anticipated Upcoming Book Release

This weeks Making Up For Monday topic is: What book that hasn’t been released yet are you most anticipating?

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