The Inquisitor's Wife
From the author of The Scarlet Contessa (2010) comes a tale of love, loss and treachery set during the perilous days of the Spanish Inquisition. The novel opens in 1481 Seville, where conversos, Christians of Jewish descent, are being hunted down. Marisol Garcia, a young conversa, is hurriedly wed to Gabriel, a civil lawyer working for the Inquisition, in hopes that he will protect her. But she still yearns for her childhood love, Antonio. When he suddenly returns, she finds herself trapped in a life-threatening web of intrigue. Sumptuous historical entertainment.