/ Lead title Painting Mona Lisa offers an explanation behind the mysteries surrounding da Vinci's famous portrait -- why did Leonardo keep the Mona Lisa with him until his death? / The market for historical fiction continues to flourish and this will delight all fans of Philippa Gregory's 'The Other Boleyn Girl.' / Rich and striking packaging to ensure real stand out on shelf. / From the author of 'The Borgia Bride'. / Competition: Philippa Gregory, Tracy Chevalier, Reay Tannahill, Sarah Dunant
Jeanne Kalogridis was born in Florida in 1954. She earned a BA in Russian and an MA in Linguistics from the University of South Florida and went on to teach English as a Second Language at the American University in Washington, D.C. She now lives with her husband on the West Coast of the US, sharing a house with two dogs. Her interests include yoga, Buddhism, languages, art, and reading everything ever published.
Praise for 'The Borgia Bride': 'Love, lust, incest and murder: this historical romance has it all.' The Mail on Sunday 'From sexual passion to mortal danger, the dramatic shift of real historical events will keep the reader turning the pages.' Philippa Gregory 'Corset-busting escapism.' The Sunday Times