Mistress of the Sun

Gulland (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$24.99
Publisher
Atria Books
Publish Date
April 01, 2009
Pages
382
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780743298926
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Reviews

"[A] captivating jewel of a novel." -- Historical Novels Review, editors' choice
"Here's a warning: Mistress of the Sun is dangerously seductive. It's one of those books that will grab you and hold you captive till the last page is turned." -- Montreal Gazette
"Teeming with the rich period details that make historical fiction so rewarding, Gulland's dynamic and nuanced portrait of Louis's notorious reign thrums with page-turning expediency and deliciously seductive machinations." -- Booklist
"Suspenseful, evocative, atmospheric, and deliciously satisfying reading, with an immensely appealing heroine." -- Margaret George, author of Helen of Troy
"I fell in love with Petite from the moment she tamed her wild, white horse, and I galloped along with her through her undying devotion to one of France's most colorful kings." -- Anne Easter Smith, author of The King's Grace and A Rose for the Crown
"An irresistible story" -- Ottawa Citizen
..".this is a fine telling, bolstered by the strength and sensitivity of Gulland's characterizations." -- Kirkus Reviews
"This lively story is rich in period detail...Gulland successfully unfolds the story of Petite and Louis while smoothly weaving in other actual historical personages." -- Rocky Mountain News