Sarah Bower

Sins of the House of Borgia

Sins of the House of Borgia

Ah, the Borgias!

I am into this historical fiction kick, and I wanted to read something related to the Borgias since Showtime is premiering a new original series about them.  I found this little book while browsing in my Nook Store (I love my Nook, haven’t I said that enough?).  It seemed interesting, decadent.  I mean, it is the Borgias, one of Catalonia’s naughtiest exports and they had Rome right under their thumb for the longest of time.  Who wouldn’t want to read about them?  Well… I do, and when I saw this title I hit “purchase” and just went on my merry way reading it.  I also noticed it has a lot of red in the cover… maybe this is a trend in publishing now a days?  Lure your readers using the colors associated with the things the story promises for your covers.  Red for blood, lust, love, passion, rage, qualities well associated with the Borgias. Read more…