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by Michele Jaffe

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Jaff. evelops a sensual, exciting, and amusing tale, richly embellished with details of Renaissance life. Library Journal "Jaffe's characters are intriguing, and the plot's many twists and turns are wonderfully entertaining.

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More from Michele Jaffe. Connect with Diversion Books. All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce this book or portions thereof in any form whatsoever. This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously.

Pushing aside the heavy draperies, she found herself face-to-face with a peacock-a large, mean-looking peacock with a shriek that could have driven the most peaceful matron to acts of violence.

Pushing aside the heavy draperies, she found herself face-to-face with a peacock-a large, mean-looking peacock with a shriek that could have driven the most peaceful matron to acts of violence e stood there, the door to her room flew open and Nilo came running in, followed by Francesco at a slightly less vigorous pace. Don’t touch it, don’t touch it, Nilo was shouting as he bounded for the window. It will be fine, Francesco huffed, stopping to get his breath where Bianca stood. It was quite a shock. We did not know they could fl. .

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However, not all of Michele Jaffe's books are ba. Michelle Jaffe's intriging first novel, Stargazer takes y ou on a journey through Renaissance Venice that will have you reaching for travel brochures.

However, not all of Michele Jaffe's books are bad. Rosebush, for example, was fairly enjoyable. But, The Stargazer? It's one of the worst books I have ever read and I think they only stargazed like once in the entire book so the title doesn't even make sense!. She paints a beautiful picture of life during that era. And like all good romance novels there is smoldering sexuality and good looking characters. But this book is more than just a romance novel in a beautiful setting.

Michele Sharon Jaffe (born March 20, 1970) is an American writer. She has authored novels in several genres, including historical romance, suspense thrillers, and novels for young adults. Jaffe was born in Los Angeles, California. She is a 1991 graduate of Harvard University, where she earned a . She returned to Harvard and in 1998 earned a P. in comparative literature.

The Stargazer - Michele Jaffe. A few more drawings and her book would finally be ready to go to press, revealing the female body accurately for the first time. She could almost sense her triumph as she proved to those stubborn men in Padua that women had their own perfect anatomy and were not just flawed versions of men. Wandering wombs, hah! she thought to herself. She remembered hearing of her father’s debates on the subject with Andrea Vesalius when he was first starting his brilliant career, and she smiled as she imagined her book on a shelf somewhere as a companion to his.

Meet Jasmine,1 forensic supersleuth,2 aspiring Model Daughter,3 and friend to animals. The Stargazer: The Arboretti Family Saga - Book One. Michele Jaffe. 137. Published: 2014. 4 One second she's trying to enjoy her Vegas Vacation,5 the next she's tangled up in an outrageous adventure and has to outwit a crazed killer before he ends ten lives, one of them her ow. 102. Published: 2010. It's a race against the clock-and natural law-when a murderer seems to return from the dead, hellbent on killing again.

Her other option: the authorities and certain death. Bianca has no choice but to agree to his maddening terms. She's furious at having to cede her hard won freedom, and unprepared for the effect of his presence on her, for the longings he awakes in parts of her body she's only studied in books.

I read The Stargazer when I was 14, 14 years ago this summer, after. picking it up at Barnes and Noble on an absolutely whim. I was just drawn to it. I remember staying up all night and reading Lady Killer in 7 hours. I looked up and the Sun was up. I love the Arboretti.

Sparks fly when the comely daughter of a famous doctor meets a handsome but notorious aristocrat in Renaissance Venice as they team up to investigate the murder of a well-known courtesan. A first novel. Reprint.

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I like the novel name very much and it seems to be an interesting one however the plot is fairly light. Ian is not a good hero at all, he doesn't deserve Bianca. Bianca fights on her own for everything in her life and Ian did not do a single thing except at the very end. Ian basically obsessed with himself and feel pity and pathetic to what happened to him in the past. Moreover, when Bianca needed the most support from him, all Ian did was get drunk and completely let her face her own fate. What a real hero!

The more I read, the more I dislike Ian but Crispin and the rest of Arboretti seems to be interesting (again and keep my finger crossed that it's not disappointing). Nilo is a sweetest boy ever.
Michele Jaffe is one of the best authors I have read so far and that is saying something for I read about three to four books a week. A few years back I read this book in paper from the library and continued on to the rest of the series and I loved them all. I was happy to be able to find The Stargazer on my kindle so I can read it again. It's amazing how not only does she write a believable story about love (without being twilight cheesy) but she also adds in a thrill of death and betrayal. This book keeps you engaged the whole time. I give it 5+ stars.
Mystery and intrigue that takes place in Venice. Bianca's love of science ends up with her being in a tight situation and accused of murder. Will she be able to clear her name? And what really went on and who is the real villain? The only perplexing thing in the novel is why the Count is so determined to believe she is guilty?
I expected a great deal when I purchased this book, but I was greatly disappointed. The prose is dry, the plot contrived and basically ridiculous, the dialog boring. It reads like a medical textbook. I started to read it by skipping ten pages at a time, but then realized that I'd have to ignore the whole book just to get to the last page.
i love this series and owned it in paperback first but wanted for my kindle. i really wish she would write more in the adult line. Her characters are well developed with a great plot relevant to time era. It's a good story to just get lost in.
What a wonderful book! A real breath of fresh air in the historical romance genre. The setting, dialog, and characters were all unique and well-developed. I can't wait to read about the rest of the Arboretti -- keep writing, Ms. Jaffe!
I enjoy the idea of the book but I agree with another review where it seemed the book was written in such a way to allow more of the sex scenes than it was to develop a more plausible plot line.
I got 'The Stargazer' after enjoying another novel by the author. It kept me reading well into the night to discover who the murderer was and what happened between the main characters. Recommended.
The Stargazer download epub
Genre Fiction
Author: Michele Jaffe
ISBN: 0671027409
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: Pocket; Reprint edition (May 1, 2000)