The Doge's Daughter

Adult
Enter the dark and deceptive world of Venice in the 1600s. Piero is a young boy from a working-class family who is chosen by the priests of the royal court to be castrated and to sing in their choir. Several years pass. Androgynous and girlish, Piero is surprised to be singled out by the adolescent daughter of the Doge (ruler of Venice) for special favors... More

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About Gabriella West

Gabriella West was born in Santa Barbara in 1967. In 1969, her parents moved to Dublin, Ireland, and she grew up in Ireland, studying English and Italian at Trinity College, Dublin. She graduated and left Ireland in 1988.

She earned an MA degree in Creative Writing at San Francisco State University in 1995.

Wolfhound Press in Dublin published her novel "Time of Grace" in 2002. It's the story of a young English governess who travels to Ireland in 1915 for work and falls in love with an Irish housemaid who is secretly caught up in plotting for the upcoming Easter Rising in 1916. "Time of Grace" is now available in e-book form (Amazon only; free to Kindle Unlimited subscribers).

"The Leaving" was first published as an ebook at Smashwords in 2011. In 2015, her third novel, "Elsie Street," was published. The sequel, "The Pull of Yesterday," was released June 2016.

Gabriella West lives in San Francisco, CA.

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