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One look will steal your heart, but her touch will take your soul , , ,

One look will steal your heart, but her touch will take your soul , , ,

La Serenissima - a beautiful but deadly city where corrupt aristocrats rule and everything, including love, has a price.

Tallow is anything but a simple candlemaker and when she has everything taken away from her - friends, family, hope - all she can do to survive is rely on the Maleovellis. Casting aside the safety of her disguise, she becomes cold-hearted Tarlo, female courtesan and the toast of those who, if they knew her secret, would destroy her.

But the intrigues of the Serenissian nobility are nothing against the larger forces moving within the world.

And Tallow's enemies have a hidden asset: the one thing they know she cannot possibly resist.

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  • Trade Paperback

    9781864719437

    June 1, 2011

    Random House Australia Children's

    642 pages

    RRP $27.99

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  • EBook

    9781742744384

    June 1, 2011

    Random House Australia

    640 pages

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