New York Times bestselling author Bertrice Small begins a captivating quartet of novels in this “Renaissance romance fraught with conflicting. Cover for Bianca by Bertrice Small in a vivid new historical romance series by “ legendary”* New York Times bestselling author Bertrice Small. Renaissance Florence and Ottoman Turkey collide in the overwrought first Silk Merchant’s Daughters historical. Bianca Maria Rose Pietro.

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I found the ending deeply unsatisfying since, view spoiler [ the last you hear about the main couple they are fleeing the country due to the threat of death to life on another continent Biabca see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The Silk Merchant’s Daughters 4 books. Loved BS books from the start and she never disappointed me. Over time, she learns that she has a neighbor and is quite curious about him.

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All the Sweet Tomorrows. It was a bait-and-switch.

Please review your cart. That is simply my somewhat sheltered life showing through. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Three Weeks with a Princess. Simply put, I did not like this book. Simple and classic Bertrice Small.


But once we are at the sea cliff villa, beauty is restored. We appreciate your feedback. Small writes somewhat stiffly with the tone of Anya Skall.

The Border Lord and the Lady. They aren’t my typical cup of tea or I would’ve probably rated this a little higher. I even was in a Barnes and Noble and again put it back on the shelf. Mar 08, Saluxstrosi rated it it was ok.

There were, however, plenty of words that skeeved me out for the first pages or so. There is a slave girl thrown into the mix smaol she is forced to have sex against her will with another woman and she comes very close to being violated by a miniature donkey.

Bianca (The Silk Merchant’s Daughters, #1) by Bertrice Small

An Affair with a Notorious Heiress. Yes, the girls married young back then. Character development, hope of recovery, building a life after trauma, something, anything?

This was my first book by the author. If you want to try again, try the Border Chronicles. Taking two stars off JUST for that.

Bianca: The Silk Merchant’s Daughters by Bertrice Small – Penguin Books New Zealand

How to Woo a Wallflower. However, not all happy endings are what we expect them to be and this book is a perfect example of that. Warning not for the faint of heart, there is mention of bestiality and coerced sexual acts during the ugly phase. The character is believable, within the context of the romance. In order to keep her far away from Sebastiano, Bianca is sent to live in a secluded villa with only a few servants.


Jan 22, Lise Anne rated it did not like it Shelves: Apr 01, Annie Al Saher rated it did not like it Shelves: I think there will always be books that resonate with some and not so much with others. You’ve successfully reported this review.

I will start with the positive points: But I know that she could have created an interesting story twice as long as the one that was published.