Patriarchs Giovanni Soranzo and Antonio Ziani set aside their personal vendettas in order to save their beloved city of Venice. Now, though free from the invasion, the city-states, the papacy, and France.In the mix of all of this, again the Soranzo and Ziani families wage bitter and violent retribution-despite the fleeting truce. Their passionate feud has passed down to their sons and grandsons.This title is told against the back drop of historical events, they cope with love, loss, kidnapping, murder, duels and the destruction of the Venetian fleet. As the invading forces creep ever closer, Venice and the two families are all thirsting for revenge.
Thomas Quinn was born in Newark, New Jersey, and is a graduate of Cornell University, with a degree in Labor Relations. After graduating, he worked seventeen years for Procter & Gamble in various sales and marketing positions in the United States and the United Kingdom. Later, he was president of a division of the Irish Dairy Board and vice president of sales for Warner-Lambert and CIGNA Healthcare. He resides in West Chester, Pennsylvania, with his wife. They have two grown children and two grandchildren. "The Sword of Venice" is the second novel in "The Venetians "trilogy. His first novel, "The Lion of St. Mark," was published in 2005.