- Publisher: She Writes Press
- Available in: Paperback, Kindle, eBook, Kobo
- ISBN: ISBN-13: 978-1631520563
- Published: June 7, 2016
ER physician, Elizabeth Hillman has been wounded by the men in her life, once too often. She spends her free time safely alone reading the memoir of Giacomo Casanova. This man invented the French Lottery, escaped from a prison thought to be inescapable, and helped Mozart write and aria. Of all his pursuits, women were his life’s work. When a child in Lizzy’s care dies, she seeks relaxation in Venice Italy. On a lovely rooftop history’s most famous libertine appears beside her.
In 2016, Casanova is still Casanova. He seduces her friends, is arrested for child endangerment, and boffs her cleaning lady. Lizzy is determined not to fall victim to his legendary charm. He is shot asking for directions. Faced with losing him, Lizzy admits her feelings for this fascinating man.
Lizzy and Casanova travel to Paris seeking an answer to a question of love that would have changed his life. His answer eludes them. In the City of Lights their incendiary love affair unfolds. Traveling back to Venice they discover his answer. Their time together paints them both with the brush of life changing lessons.