Newly minted artist Rose Maning is thrilled with the positive reception of her first gallery opening. Her success is empowering, yet the constant demands of work make planning her wedding to Lyon impossible. To complicate matters further, her conservator friend Beatrice uncovers a mysterious clue to a centuries-old mystery that involves a lost Leonardo da Vinci painting.
Rose heads to the Eternal City of Rome to uncover a fierce rivalry between two of the greatest Renaissance masters: Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. The past and the present intertwine when Beatrice becomes enthralled by a street artist named Mike. He and his nemesis, Vince, create thought-provoking murals that challenge people to look at history through a different lens.
As they search for the lost Leonardo, Rose learns some hard lessons about greed and the healing power of love.
Secrets in the Palazzo is an incredible romance tale weaved with a mystery that takes you on an unforgettable journey across Italy. The story that unfolds throughout the book is captivating and kept me hooked for hours and this is thanks to the well-developed plot and phenomenal literature courtesy of the author Kathleen Reid! Reid’s literature is stunning and full of believable characters and plenty of excitement that will keep you turning the pages with haste. That is why I already recommend this incredible book to you lovely readers but if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more!
Secrets in the Palazzo is a sensational book that will introduce the reader to the protagonist of the novel, Rose Maning, an artist living in Florence, Italy. Rose lives an idyllic life with her fiancé and has received great reviews from her first gallery opening – things couldn’t be going better for Rose but soon her life takes a turn when she learns of a missing Leonardo da Vinci painting. This forces Rose to embark on a journey to Rome where she uncovers rivalries between past and present. What follows is a beautiful tale full of ups and downs and twists and turns that see Rose and her conservator friend Beatrice embark on a life-changing journey and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Secrets in the Palazzo!
Secrets in the Palazzo is a gem of a book that I needed to read. For so long, I have read books that are quite oppressive so to read a novel that was the perfect escape that took me on an uplifting and exciting journey was incredible. The journey the reader encounters is a mesmerizing one, especially thanks to the descriptions of paintings that leave you in awe and I loved following the core characters of the novel on their journey. Secrets in the Palazzo indeed was a captivating read and the mix of romance with mystery was perfect and made me fall in love with this book!
Secrets in the Palazzo is a multi-layered novel full of many interesting and lovely themes and all the themes explored throughout Secrets in the Palazzo make the book a sensational story that is fascinating as well as captivating. What makes the themes in the novel so brilliant is that the exceptional author of this novel, Kathleen Reid flawlessly weaves them together into her plot so that the reader is entertained from beginning to end.
Secrets in the Palazzo is full of twists and turns galore, the book and the story that unravels is thrilling and will keep your hearts racing, and there are a few moments that will definitely evoke certain feelings in its readers. I love how the author kept me on edge constantly and made me feel a host of different emotions; Reid is an exceptional writer because she knows just how to captivate her readers and keep them engrossed from beginning to end.
Overall Secrets in the Palazzo is a truly spectacular novel full of many beautiful moments, brilliant intrigue, and historical context and so I have no choice but to award this stellar book a dazzling five stars! It is a truly exceptional novel, and it would be a crime not to read it, so please read the preview below as I promise you will be captivated to read this exceptional story!
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