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Marielle (The French Maidens #1)

2.87  ·  Rating Details ·  31 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
FOR SOME WOMAN THERE IS ONLY ONE MAN
Marielle Saint-Juste fought her own fears as she entered the prison of Louis XIII that housed her wounded brother. Her chestnut hair was disguised and her silver coins lay in the palm of an old jailer. But when the key turned in the lock and her eyes searched the dark confines of the cell, Marielle saw only the stranger who was her ... m
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Paperback, Tapestry Romance, #1, 312 pages
Published October 1st 1982 by Pocket Books
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Sarah
Utter dreck that ping-pong'd from sappy rainbows & bunnies to mustache-twirling villainy & Big Misunderstandings -- that is, all the worst bodice ripper tropes mashed into one underdeveloped book. Hell no & STFU. If this is the trumpet-blaring kickoff to the Tapestry Romance mini-line, I can't imagine what pain lurks in lesser installments.
Lisa C.
Jun 14, 2015 Lisa C. rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I understand people acted and thought differently during the time period this was set, both in the ways women were looked at and standing in society. I can also usually read past the rape, adultery and death knowing that's how things were back then. But this story is just too violent. There was no indication in the synopsis of what Marielle was put through by the evil Gravillac, It just got to be too much and the only reason I kept reading was to see if it got any better. I couldn't wait to ...more
laverne mobley
Feb 01, 2015 laverne mobley rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Addictive story

A sweet love story with glimpses into Royal life in France. Good reading.

I especially enjoyed descriptions of the locale and villas.
Christa MacDonald
Jan 16, 2015 Christa MacDonald rated it it was ok
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