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Author: Tasha Alexander Narrator: Bianca Amato Publisher: Macmillan Audio Audio Length: Series:The Lady Emily Mysteries Release Date: March 2021 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781250789877

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The Dark Heart of Florence transports listeners to the legendary city of Florence, where Lady Emily and Colin solve a murder with clues leading back to the time of the Medici.

In 1903, tensions between Britain and Germany are starting to loom over Europe, something that has not gone unnoticed by Lady Emily and her husband, Colin Hargreaves. An agent of the Crown, Colin carries the weight of the empire, but his focus is drawn to Italy by a series of burglaries at his daughter’s palazzo in Florence—burglaries that have caught the attention of his superiors.

He and Emily travel to Tuscany, where they are greeted by a shocking death. Undaunted, they investigate, discovering that the house hides ominous secrets dating back to the days of the Medici—secrets unexpectedly pertinent in the troubled days of the early twentieth century, an uneasy time full of intrigue, duplicity, and warring ideologies.

With the assistance of Darius Benton-Stone, Colin’s trusted colleague and fellow agent, they race to untangle the cryptic clues leading them through the Renaissance city. But an unimagined danger follows closely behind, and much more than a family home is at stake.

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  • “Lively…Alexander effortlessly slips an enormous amount of Florentine history into a narrative that offers a loving portrait of the city and just the right amount of dashing derring-do. This series remains as fresh as ever.”

    - Publishers Weekly
  • “Lady Emily Hargreaves, Alexander’s durable heroine, returns to Italy in 1903 in a tale of murder, espionage, and hidden treasure…as Emily and Cécile put their lives in danger searching for clues. Historical background adds depth to a complex, exciting mystery.”

    - Kirkus Reviews

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About the Author

Tasha Alexander is the author of the Lady Emily novels, a historical suspense series, as well as a novella and a stand-alone novel. She studied English literature and medieval history at the University of Notre Dame. Her work has been nominated for numerous awards and has been translated into more than a dozen languages.

About the Narrator

Bianca Amato, winner of numerous Earphones Awards and the Audie Award for best narration, is an actress born and raised in South Africa. Trained at the University of Cape Town’s Drama school, she went on to work in theater and television in South Africa before moving to New York in 2002.