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I m torn The book is little less than just plain awful and hands down one of the most unaccurate I ve ever read I m not sure who Scarsbrook is, but I definitely thought, while reading, that she he has to be an early 20th century writer trying to romanticize things by playing with the very much historical characters she he could dispose of Maybe, I told myself, she he even only had unreliable, corrupted sources Well, I didn t really google her him afterwards, I preferred to keep myse I m torn The book is little less than just plain awful and hands down one of the most unaccurate I ve ever read I m not sure who Scarsbrook is, but I definitely thought, while reading, that she he has to be an early 20th century writer tryin This was a disappointment for me The story of Lucrezia and the Borgias is very loosely linked to this novel The inaccuracies were great The timeline was wrong, there was no mention of key people, eg Caterina Sforza or Lucrezia s first or third husband I didn t particularly like any of the characters, Cesare is stereotype bad guy, Alexander is a cold, unloving, cruel father, Lucrezia is a little bit Mary Sue The end 1497, Renaissance Rome In Their Ruthless Quest For Power, The Powerful Borgia Family Are Terrorizing The City, Poisoning Their Enemies But When Lucrezia Borgia Learns That Her New Husband Is Next To Die, She Struggles To Help Him Escape From Rome Before The Assassins Strike However, As Tragedy Looms Ever Closer, She Finds Herself Confronting Enemies Far Sinister Than She Ever Imagined Until fairly recently the only historical novels I read on any sort of regular basis were those of Philippa Gregory but thanks to LindyLouMac s Book Reviews and the opportunity to review some other historical writers my horizons have been expanded I have always considered my tastes very eclectic but am nowadayslikely to consider reading this genre, than I have been for years With the themes of the stories based on real life characters it can be an interesting way to learn a little histor Until fairly recently the only historical novels I read on any sort of regular basis were those of Philippa Gregory but thanks to LindyLouMac s Book Reviews and the opportunity to review some other absolutely fascinating A very different view from the TV series but totally addicting I hated putting it down Anyone who has any interest in historical novels should give it a read. Taken as a novel, lots of fun Taken as a historical novel, lots of huh Key facts from the life of the real Lucrezia Borgia are omitted, dates are rearranged, and events central to the telling of Scarsbrook s story veer so far from the known record, Well writtenfast pacednot all of history is told in this bookenjoyable read nonetheless I didn t know quite what to expect when I began reading Scarsbrook s new novel Poison in The Blood How was this historical novel going to be any different from the one by a different author I just recently read on Lucrezia Honestly, I often find it difficult to read same subject character books, one right after the other So, needless to say, my excitement was not that great but, I was on for the ride.Well, I couldn t have beensurprised Not only did I get a novel filled witht I didn t know quite what to expect when I began reading Scarsbrook s new novel Poison in The Blood How was this historical novel going to be any different from the one by a different author I just recently read on Lucrezia Honestly, I often find it diffic If you know nothing about the Borgias, specifically Lucrezia I think you will REALLY enjoy this book On the other hand, if you have a decent background knowledge of the Borgia family and your a stickler for historical accuracy this one might drive you a little batty Then again it may just be me.I really wanted to love this book and I think if I were completely unfamiliar with the history of the Borgias or if the books subject were a completely fictional family I would have The story itself If you know nothing about the Borgias, specifically Lucrezia I think you will REALLY enjoy this book On the other hand, if you have a decent background knowledge of the Borgia family and your a stickler for historical accuracy this one might drive you a little batty Then again it may just be me.I really wanted to love this book and I think if I were completely unfamiliar with the history of the Borgias or if the books subject were a completely fictional family I would have The story itself was very well written and thought out I cant say it enough if your not overly concerned with historical accuracy this is probably a just cant put it down kind of book Unfortunately, I like accuracy and this is presented as a story based specifically on the Borgias so my expectation was that while it was fiction it would be fairly true ,,.