Cross My Heart: A YA Thriller Set in 16th Century Venice
Posted on Mar 12 2012 at 01:09:56 PM in Books
I’ve always wanted to visit Venice so I’m a sucker for novels that take place there. There’s nothing like a little armchair time traveling. When I read that Cross My Heart by Sasha Gould is a YA thriller taking place in 16th century Venice, it sounded like a winning combination to me. In addition to teens and tweens, this YA novel is likely to appeal to mystery and thriller buffs of all ages.
“They call me La Muta – The Silent One. It isn’t that I don’t have plenty to say, it’s just that most of the time I keep things to myself. Daughters learn this early. Second daughters sooner.”
We’re going back to Venice in the year 1585. Sixteen-year-old Laura della Scala is the younger of a merchant’s two daughters. Read the rest of my review at http://popcornreads.com/?p=3356