Leonardo da Vinci as homosexual pedophile: The YouTube version

Leonardo da Vinci by Raphael

If you are visually oriented, the roots of the controversy around Leonardo da Vinci's alleged identity as a homosexual pedophile are in this fifteen minute YouTube video: http://youtu.be/wCLNCsBYQPA The basic reason history has labelled da Vinci a homosexual pedophile is covered in the video. I also allude to two secondary reasons: bad biographers (one of whom was undoubtedly a pedophile with ulterior motives for accusing da Vinci) and the fact that he was undoubtedly close to two … [Read more...]

A Borgia Daughter Dies

Cover-A Borgia Daughter Dies

The saga of the Borgias and the lives of Leonardo da Vinci and the young Machiavelli form the accurate historical background of this murder mystery, set in the opulence of Renaissance Rome and Milan.  Machiavelli’s illegitimate daughter and his bewitching ex-mistress will solve three murders with help from da Vinci and Lucrezia Borgia – including the murder of Lucrezia’s real-life half sister. Buy the Book:   … [Read more...]

Da Vinci Detects

Da Vinci Detects

Renaissance Florence at the zenith of its artistic splendor is the backdrop for this historically sequel to A Borgia Daughter Dies.  Leonardo da Vinci uncovers a serial killer while working for the infamous Niccolò Machiavelli on a secret project for the Florentine Republic. A feared figure from Leonardo’s past also seeks his help, forcing him to re-live the nightmare of his public arrest after he was anonymously accused of homosexuality as a young man. Machiavelli’s mistress Caterina and their … [Read more...]

Plot Summary: Da Vinci Detects Murder and Sex: A Mystery of Homosexual Persecution in Renaissance Italy Featuring Its Greatest Artists

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Thousands of historical murder mystery fans have enjoyed A Borgia Daughter Dies (4 of 5 stars with 150+ reviews on Amazon!), which tells the true history of the Borgia family and of Leonardo da Vinci's early life, with Leonardo as principal detective. Now Leonardo is back, forced by his real-life patron Niccolo Machiavelli to pursue killer(s) and re-live his arrest during the witch hunt for homosexuals conducted by Florence's diabolical Office of the Night. My lawyer friends may be as shocked … [Read more...]

Lucrezia Borgia’s life: second half

The bell tower of the cathedral at Ferrara

Lucrezia Borgia spent the second half her life in Ferrara. After two marriages that ended in bizarre and terrible ways--as you will see if you watch the Showtime series-- her last marriage to the Duke of Ferrara, Alfonso I (or Alfonso II if you count how many husbands she had named Alfonso), was relatively tranquil. In fact, her life had a fairy tale quality. She lived in this  giant brick castle, complete with a moat and dungeons underneath. (There would not normally be ice on the … [Read more...]