Médicis Daughter: A Novel of Marguerite de Valois

Médicis Daughter: A Novel of Marguerite de Valois

Sophie Perinot

It's the iciness of 1564 and the attractive younger Princess Margot is summoned to her mother's family, the place her precise schooling starts off in earnest. recognized throughout Europe as Madame los angeles Serpente, Queen Catherine is an intimidating and unmoving presence in France, while her nation recovers from the 1st of many devastating spiritual wars. one of the artful the Aristocracy of Queen Catherine's royal courtroom, Margot learns the exciting and unstated ideas she needs to stay by way of to delight her manipulative family.

wanting to be an obedient daughter, Margot embraces her function as a pawn to be married off to the best bidder. regardless of her loyalty, Margot reveals herself charmed through the strong and charismatic Duc de Guise and falls for him at the same time she is promised to a different. eventually environment apart her happiness for responsibility, Margot leaves the fellow she loves for Henri of Navarre, a Huguenot chief and a infamous heretic. but Queen Catherine's schemes are unending, and Margot's brother plots vengeance within the streets of Paris. compelled to select from her relatives and what's correct, Margot ultimately unearths the power inside of herself to forge her personal destiny.

Médicis Daughter is ancient fiction at its most interesting, weaving a distinct coming-of-age tale and a forbidden love with essentially the most dramatic and violent occasions in French history.

concerning the Author
SOPHIE PERINOT is the writer of The Sister Queens. She is a re-invented legal professional. With a BA in background and a fondness for analyzing, writing ancient fiction appeared a normal moment profession. An energetic member of the old Novel Society, Sophie has attended the entire group's North American meetings, and served as a speaker on a number of panels. different talking engagements comprise being a proposing writer at Baltimore publication competition. while Sophie isn't really traveling corners of the previous, she lives in nice Falls, Virginia, along with her 3 young children, 3 cats, one puppy and one husband.

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