Posted in 18th Century French Revolution Reviews

review: The Royal Dollmaker

The Queen’s Dollmaker by Christine Trent Claudette Laurent, daughter of a prestigious dollmaker in Paris, loses everything to a devastating…

Posted in 18th Century First Line Friday French Revolution

First Line Friday: The Glass-Blowers

“If you marry into glass,” Pierre Labbe warned my mother, his daughter Magdaleine, in 1747, “you will say good-bye to…

Posted in 18th Century Author Interview French Revolution

author interview: Sally Christie on The Enemies of Versailles

Author Sally Christie has answered a few questions on her last novel, The Enemies of Versailles. You can read my…

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review: The Enemies of Versailles

The Enemies of Versailles by Sally Christie The Sisters of Versailles (my review) The Rivals of Versailles (my review) The…

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review: Annette Vallon

Annette Vallon: A Novel of the French Revolution by James Tipton Set during the tumultuous French Revolution, this story revolves…

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review: Madame du Barry

Madame du Barry by Jean Plaidy This is the story of Jeanne Becu, most famously known as Madame du Barry,…

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review: Insatiable

Insatiable: A Macabre History of France ~ L’Amour Marie Antoinette by Ginger Myrick French Revolution meets Walking Dead in this…

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review: Madame Tussaud

Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran Chronicling the famous wax figure maker’s years in France during the French Revolution, this novel…

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review: Days of Splendor, Days of Sorrow

Days of Splendor, Days of Sorrow by Juliet Grey Juliet Grey, along with Amanda Elyot, is a pen name belonging…

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review: Confessions of Marie Antoinette

Confessions of Marie Antoinette by Juliet Grey Anyone well-versed in French Revolution history will know the final four years of…

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review: Becoming Marie Antoinette

Becoming Marie Antoinette by Juliet Grey The first in a trilogy, this is a rare look at Marie Antoinette’s early…

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review: The Lacemaker and the Princess by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

The Lacemaker and the Princess by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Isabelle, a lacemaker’s daughter, lives a poor and somewhat miserable life…