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The Moon and the Sun

ebook / ISBN-13: 9780857054234

Price: £10.99

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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Fantasy

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Can she find the courage to defy a king?

In seventeenth-century France, Louis XIV rules with flamboyantambition. From the Hall of Mirrors to the vermin-infested attics of the Chateauat Versailles, courtiers compete to please the king, sacrificing fortune,principles and sacred bonds.

Here, Marie-Josephe de la Croix looks forward to assisting herbrother, Yves, in the scientific study of the rare sea monster he has captured.But when Marie-Josephe makes adiscovery about the sea creature that threatens all her brother, the courtiersand the King understand, it is left to her to defy the institutions that powerher world.

But in the decadent court of KingLouis, where morality is skewed and corruption reigns – will anyone listen to asingle voice? Somehow, she must find the courage to follow her heart andher convictions – even at the cost of changing her life forever.


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