By Karleen Koen
Alice Verney is a tender lady cause on reaching her goals. Returning to England after a messy scandal compelled her to escape to Louis XIV’s France, Alice is worried to re-establish herself by means of regaining her former place as a maid of honor to Charles II’s queen and marrying the main celebrated duke of the recovery.
yet all isn't really because it turns out within the rowdy, merry courtroom of Charles II. because the recovery, outdated political alliances have frayed, and there are whispers that the king is relocating to divorce his barren queen, who a few wouldn’t brain seeing useless. Alice, unswerving simply to a pick out few, is dedicated to the queen, and so units out to find who may perhaps be making sinister plans—and if her personal father is one in every of them.
When a member of the royal family members dies all at once, the stakes are raised. As Alice steps up her efforts to determine who is—and isn’t—true to the queen, she learns of surprising betrayals all through court docket, and meets a guy who she might fall in love with—and who might destroy all of her plans. With the suspected arrival of a recognized poison-maker, the ambience within the courtroom electrifies, and by surprise the protection of the king himself turns out doubtful. mystery plots are at play, and battle is at the horizon—but will it's with the Dutch or the French? And has King Charles himself betrayed his nation for greed?
Unforgettable in its dramatic strength, here's a novel of affection and politics, of romance and betrayal, of energy and succession—and of a creative younger lady who dangers every thing for delight and standing in an period within which ladies have been afforded little of either.
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Dark Angels: A Novel (Tamworth Saga) by Karleen Koen