(DUE summer 2015)
Having caught the attention of Pope Leo IV, Joan moves to Rome where she is appointed as his Chief Advisor. Her knowledge of medicine along with her practical care of citizens both rich and poor, soon make her one of the most popular figures in the city. On Pope Leo’s death, she finds herself in contention with two powerful enemies over who should inherit the Papal Throne. Ultimately, however, it is love that proves to be the most dangerous force in her life.