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The Oracle Glass by Judith Merkle Riley
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Sep 01, 2010

it was amazing
bookshelves: 17th-century, france, historical-fiction, keepers
I own a copy , read count: many!

One of my favourite historical fiction reads, set in Paris of Louis XIV's reign. Genevieve is witty, smart -- and marked for murder. When she is unexpectedly saved by none other than arch-poisoner Catherine Voison, Genevieve finds that her life takes on a very unexpected twist. I've read this one about a half-dozen times and find out something new each time. It's smart, entertaining and great good fun. Recommended for anyone who is sick of historical romance and wants something different.

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Kagama-the Literaturevixen Its true :) Its set in historical times but yet I wouldnt classify it as a historical romance. Its one of those books that only come along so often. You reviemade me glad others appreciated it as much as me ;)


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