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THE POISON KEEPER by Deborah Swift - A Reader's Opinion


THE POISON KEEPER by Deborah Swift - A Reader's Opinion

A Reader's Opinion


An enthralling and historically rich novel.


Deborah Swift is a talented writer who sweeps the reader into the story from page one. A touch of mystery and unanswered questions keeps the pages turning until secrets are slowly revealed in stunning detail.

Sixteenth-century Italy is a time period in which I know nothing, but now have a better understanding of what life must have been like, and for Giulia Tofana, that life was filled with heartache, treachery, deep-rooted secrets, and a special gift. While one cannot in good conscience condone Guiula's actions, I could not help but sympathize with her