Fine. UNUSED, VERY GOOD, NOT EX-LIBRARY, 414 pages. The Contessa Valentina de Cortivanni was young, headstrong, wealthy, and breathtakingly lovely. Men willingly risked their honor and their lives to win her favor. Valentina, bethrothed to the notorious Nicolo Polo, father of the young Marco, was soon swept away on a journey that would carry her from the luxurious palazzos of Venetian nobility to the realms of the fabulous Kublai Khan, where danger and desire beyond her wildest fantasies awaited her!