Series: Midwife Series

Author: Roberta Rich

The Harem Midwife (2013)
3.58 of 5 Votes: 4
I can't say I enjoyed this as much as the Midwife of Venice, though the plot carries some surprises. I loved learning about life in Constantinople during the 16th C and found the historical details to be its strength. There is much conniving and double-crossing by the secondary characters who are...
Midwife of Venice (2011)
3.56 of 5 Votes: 4
the Jewish midwife Hannah is struck through many challenging decisions that go against her religion and also the rules at the time. it is a fast novel that includes murder, blackmail, and personal struggle. I loved this novel because for once is actually showed the scarce side of Venice for once ...
The Midwife of Venice (2011)
3.56 of 5 Votes: 1
The Midwife of Venice by Roberta Rich is a fascinating look at 16th century Venice. The midwife is Jewish and the rules of the time forbid her caring for Christian women. A summons in the middle of the night causes her to do the forbidden. Meanwhile her beloved husband has been enslaved in Mal...